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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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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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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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Riverside reaches out for lasting change for those impacted by homelessness in Wakefield

Riverside’s outreach support workers in Wakefield, Craig Bond and Pam Hardcastle

Riverside’s outreach team has supported 16 rough sleepers with complex needs off the streets of Wakefield and into accommodation during the COVID crisis. Assisted by the Government’s drive to get those impacted by homelessness off the streets and into longer-term accommodation during the pandemic, over the last few months rough sleeper numbers have reduced significantly

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Riverside runners and riders clock up 17,000km and raise £9,000 for Church Homeless Trust

Over 80 staff at Riverside took part in the “Stretch Yourself for CHT” in June, which aimed to raise money for the Church Homeless Trust’s (CHT) emergency Covid fund. Times are harder than ever for people affected by homelessness. CHT is a small independent charity that raises funds to support homeless people and Riverside staff

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Riverside team making a difference by supporting customers in Gloucester

Gloucester customer on her phone.

As we emerge from lockdown, the Riverside team continues to go above and beyond by providing vital additional support to customers affected by homelessness, keeping them off the streets of Gloucester in safe accommodation. Staffing levels have been maintained throughout the pandemic, with colleagues continuing to deliver 24/7 advice and guidance for their 70 customers

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