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Pet-friendly homes boost health of Riverside’s customers in Kent

The Quays

Riverside’s pet-friendly policy is having a hugely positive impact on the health and well-being of customers at their supported accommodation for people at risk of homelessness in Kent. Dogs, cats and fish are among the pets which can stay with their owners in their homes at The Quays in Sittingbourne, which supports people with complex

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Jobs created from new supported housing service opening in Liverpool

A new £3m supported housing facility for people with eligible care and support needs is opening in Liverpool, creating nearly 40 jobs. Shackleton View and Gardens in Walton consists of 22 one-bedroom apartments, offering supported living for adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs to enable them to live independently. The development is being

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For too many residents, Universal Credit is still failing to prevent hardship

Emily Pumford, our Policy and Strategy Advisor, says it’s time to reduce the five week wait for Universal Credit. Reduce the wait so people can cover their basic needs without the worry of rent arrears and other debt. Over the last three years we’ve commissioned an independent survey of our customers who are claiming Universal

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Riverside pays tribute to Doris Adeyinka

Tribute to Doris Adeyinka

Doris Adeyinka was a much-loved friend and colleague during her four years working at Riverside’s supported housing services Blackmore House, The Boundaries and Lucas Court in Essex. The mum-of-two from London, who also worked in Riverside’s retirement living services previously, enjoyed the flexibility of relief work and bypassed several opportunities to apply for permanent posts.

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Freestyler puts her best foot forward for Riverside

Once a North West freestyle disco dance champion, Emily Harrison, is now strictly business. A mathematics graduate, the 21-year-old, is putting her numerical skills to good use as a Riverside finance and IT apprentice Why did you apply to be an apprentice? “It was a brilliant opportunity to go into a specialised area that utilises

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Bubbly Bethany sets her sights on seniority

Business Administration apprentice, Bethany Walsh, joined Riverside in July 2019. A bubbly and outgoing member of the team, she’s already playing an important role as a member of our strategy and planning team at our Head Office in Speke. The 21-year-old has enjoyed the role so much, she has now set her sights on a

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Jujitsu ace Jonathan grapples with finance at Riverside

At just 18, Jonathan Ward is already a skilled jujitsu blue belt. But now he’s also grappling with another goal – becoming a fully qualified accountant at Riverside. The Liverpool-lad, who works at our Head Office in Speke, spoke to us about his apprenticeship journey and the impact our Riverside apprenticeship scheme has had on

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20 years of helping people who are homeless in Cambridge

A man that has been helping people in Cambridge who are homeless for two decades explains his passion for continuing to work in the sector and the rewarding aspect it brings. Being able to empower people and diffuse challenging situations is a rare quality, but that is just what Jamie Butcher has been able to

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