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Riverside - Ark House/Old School Buildings

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single young people who are registered as homeless with the local authority, or at risk of being homeless, and must be referred through the counties START referral process. The local authority has 100% nomination right and all referrals come through this process.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. Sex offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Gloucestershire START referral group.

Referral procedure

Gloucestershire START referral group.

Length of stay

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hours support staff on site. Specific weekly key work sessions to manage tenancies, stay in education or training or to find work.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Stroud Bus Station (Merrywalks) (0.75M) Stroud Train Station (0.75M)