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Riverside ECHG - Derby Projects

Referral address

Derby City Council Single Point of Entry
The Council House
Coopertion St


01332 640085




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.


How to get in ^ back to top

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals if over 18, 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.



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.


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

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.


1 over 16 can stay overnight.

User participation

Regular residents' meetings.

Volunteering and donations ^ back to top


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

Further information ^ back to top


Riverside ECHG.

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