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Armed Forces Day, our commitment to Veterans

Riverside Veterans Strategy

With Veterans and the Armed Services high up in the headlines in the run up to Armed Forces Day, Helen Gore, Riverside’s Head of Supported Housing highlights our important commitment to helping ex-Servicemen and Women make a successful transition to civilian life:   “Armed Forces Day this Saturday is an opportunity to recognise the dedication

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Find the job you are looking for with Employability 2016

Employability 2016 Riverside housing poster

Employability 2016 is your chance to meet over 100 local employers and training providers who have come together to offer practical help and advice to find work in and around Merseyside. Whether you are straight out of school or college,  in between jobs, returning to work or just looking for something that’s more “you” Employability 2016 has something for

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Health through housing for homeless people

Riverside attends NHS confederation conference 2016 The health and wellbeing of homeless and vulnerably housed people will be the main focus for Riverside as our Head of Health and Care Boaz Elieli and our Care and Support team attend this week’s national NHS Confederation Conference,  showcasing the work that Riverside does to improve people’s health.

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Voluntary Right to Buy Pilot: A Tale of Two Cities

With the ink on the Housing and Planning Act now dry, we will soon have the all clear to proceed with our first sales under the Voluntary Right to Buy (VRTB) pilot and we’re looking forward to congratulating the first purchasers soon. So now is a good moment to update you on some of the

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Housing conference with LGBT equality at its heart

Housing association tenants and customers who identify as lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) met to discuss issues relating to their housing needs, at a national conference held in Liverpool city centre. Riverside, which has its head office in Liverpool and properties across the country, hosted the event where customers from Merseyside, London and the

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Park View in the words of a volunteer

Park View

It was never was my ambition to become an addict. But after discovering alcohol at the age of eight, my life spiralled into the depths of despair. I didn’t have the easiest childhood. I was the second eldest of six, brought up single-handed by my mother. I always felt different. Being in a wheelchair from

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Sally Nicholson, Interim Head of Health and Care at Riverside Care & Support Love it or hate it, art provokes a reaction. If you need an example of how it divides opinion, you just have to look at the Turner Prize shortlist, which every year is met with an equal measure of critical acclaim and

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