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Riverside’s £1m investment fund to support projects to prevent homelessness

Ali Clintworth, Impact Fund Manager.

Following the recent allocation of the Government’s Life Chances Fund to tackle social issues, Ali Clintworth, Riverside’s Impact Fund Manager, highlights how organisations can apply for Riverside’s £1m investment fund to run new services to prevent homelessness. The Government recently announced details about the 22 projects who will benefit from the £48 million The Life

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Changes necessary if Universal Credit is to work for people living in supported housing, says housing coalition

Riverside News Update

Providers responsible for more than a quarter of supported housing for people with experience of homelessness in the UK – Riverside, YMCA, St Mungo’s and The Salvation Army – have today released research, which outlines a number of difficulties their residents face when attempting to make and maintain a claim for Universal Credit. As a

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Emma rebuilt her life and now helps others do the same

Emma Magee, from Doncaster, was once stuck in an abusive relationship. But after getting the support she needed, Emma was able to move on and rebuild her life. Now working as an Outreach Support Worker, she tells us how her own personal experience led her to the job she loves. “If you’d have told me

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Celebrating International Coming Out Day

Riverside is proud to say it welcomes employees from a wide range of backgrounds. On International Coming Out Day, one BAME colleague share’s his experience. By Kelvin O’Mard, Care and Support Area Manager Being born to parents who came to England from the Caribbean, where attitudes toward the LGBT community are politically incorrect to say the

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Real Change Wigan and Leigh launches on World Homeless Day

In my national role I travel a great deal and have spent more time in train stations then I would care to mention! But one thing I have noticed during my travels is that rough sleeping and the number of people who are begging near or around these train stations has increased.  According to the

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Riverside’s John Glenton heads new Homelessness Steering Group

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

Riverside’s John Glenton has been elected Chair of the National Housing Federation’s newly formed Homelessness Steering Group. The Group aims to bring housing associations together to share best practice and lobby the Government to help end homelessness.   Mr Glenton, Riverside’s Executive Director for Care and Support, said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be elected Chair

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