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Digital tablet helps 21-year-old get life back on track after being gifted from Riverside

Thomas Nelson, 21, from Shepherd Court in Rochdale was gifted digital tablet form Riverside.

A Rochdale resident has kick-started his life and enrolled at college thanks to being gifted a digital tablet from Riverside. The tablet and Mi-fi unit, which is a portable wireless router that connects the user to the internet via a cellular network, has had a life-changing impact Thomas Nelson. Charitable housing association Riverside has purchased

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What ‘Everyone In’ has taught us

John Glenton, Riverside’s Executive Director for Care and Support, outside The Crossings in Hull

“We need the certainty and stability of long-term support contracts so that we can invest in accommodation without the worry that funding will run out…” says Riverside’s John Glenton, Executive Director of Care and Support, as he examines the positive effects Everybody In policy has had on people sleeping rough. ‘This has changed my life.

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Meeting and consultation online

Victor Andrews, Chair of the Riverside Customer Voice Executive (RCVE) talks about how the RCVE have been working through the Covid-19 pandemic. Continuing to work on the behalf of all their members of the Riverside Customer Voice – you all Riverside customers and leaseholders.

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Riverside supports hairdresser to go back to her roots

Dalahair Studio opened up at Willow Brook extra care.

Riverside is supporting residents to get their hair cut and nails polished at a new beauty salon which has launched on the exact spot where the hairdresser met her husband 23 years ago. With new Government safety guidelines for close contact beauty treatments coming into place on Saturday, residents at Riverside’s Willow Brook extra care

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Riverside helps young people gain qualifications to enhance job options

Online training for residents at Acorn house in West Suffolk during the Covid-19 crisis.

Young parents at risk of homelessness in Suffolk are celebrating achieving qualifications which are equivalent to GCSEs in Maths and English, enhancing their life skills and employability options for the future. Two customers at Riverside’s Acorn House in Bury St Edmunds, which offers supported housing for parents aged 16 to 25 and their families who

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Supporting our frontline during Covid19 – James’ story

James Burns, an Environmental Officer in Liverpool, answered our call for extra support on the frontline during lockdown, to help us continue delivering important services for customers. He tells us about his time as Interim Service Delivery Manager at our Powerhouse service in Liverpool. When lockdown began, the Environment Services team were stood down until

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Digital tablets provide lifeline for residents to stay in touch with family and friends

Andy Cave Riverside’s Project Officer who is managing the roll-out of equipment to residents, with the digital tablet.

£50,000 worth of digital tablets has been handed out to residents to provide a lifeline so they can get online and keep in touch with family and friends during the Covid-19 crisis. Charitable housing association Riverside has purchased hundreds of the gadgets and technical equipment so residents in Riverside’s supported accommodation across the country can

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Riverside manager cooks hundreds of meals for people in Suffolk during lockdown

Riverside’s Nicola Baker she decided to put her chef’s hat on and provide meals for vulnerable customers at Peppercorn Lodge young parents accommodation to help them get through the lockdown – especially since some residents have lost their jobs or been furloughed and are struggling financially.

A Riverside manager has donned her pinny to cook hundreds of meals for residents in supported accommodation in Suffolk during the Covid-19 pandemic. When the lockdown measures were enforced across the country, it meant that activities with residents in Riverside’s supported housing services were temporarily stalled to ensure that social distancing guidelines from the government

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