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Riverside ECHG - Derby Projects

Referral address

c/o Derby City Single Point of Entry
Milestone House
93 Green Lane
Derby
DE1 1RX

Phone

01332 642150

Fax

01332 297493

Email

spe@derby.gov.uk

 

Who the project is for ^ back to top

Target group

Single homeless people with support needs. Priority given to people from Derby.

Will not accept

Arsonists and Schedule 1 offenders.

Age
Minimum16
Maximum64
Average25

How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from Derby Single Point of Entry Team and prison services.

Referral procedure

Call in Mon, Wed-Fri 10.30am-4.30pm, Tues 1pm-4.30pm or phone. Application form completed prior to interview. Risk assessment. Need proof of ID, eg passport, driving licence, birth certificate, benefits letter, NI details.

Waiting list

No waiting list.

Vacancies

Weekly.

Length of stay
Minimum1 night
Maximum3 months
Average1-3 months

Staffing and support ^ back to top

Support services

6 staff visit daily, emergency on-call system. Compulsory keywork system (7-8 residents per keyworker), meetings at least monthly. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support with independent living skills.

Health services

CPN visits weekly. Specialist staff in alcohol, drugs, mental health and primary health care.

Access to move-on

Support worker provides help with grants and obtaining furniture.

Accommodation ^ back to top

Total spaces

62 32 in hostel, 30 in houses dispersed throughout Derby.

Rooms

Single: 62
£13.23pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

Facilities
FurnishingsRooms fully furnished, with washbasins.
Other facilitiesLounge, garden.
FoodSelf catering.
Disabled facilitiesNone.

Rules and policies ^ back to top

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support. Licence agreement.

Resident access

Own key, no access restrictions.

Visitors

1 over 16 can stay overnight.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top

Donations

Food, clothes, household goods. mail gaynor.pointer@riverside.og.uk for details.

Further information ^ back to top

Group

Riverside ECHG.