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Riverside - Powerhouse Foyer

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people with low to medium support needs. Applicants with a local connection to Merseyside are given priority.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders, Class A drug users and those with a history of violence.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via MainStay.

Referral procedure

Assessment times at the Powerhouse Mon & Tues 9am-5pm. Appointments can be made by agencies or individuals but people can also just turn up and be seen that day. There may be a wait if an assessment is being carried out. Need ID and proof of benefit.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1-3 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 full-time staff provide 24 hour waking cover. Support work system (13 residents per worker), weekly meetings. Support plan with agreed outcomes. Staff provide advice and support with employment and training, benefits and life skills.

Total spaces



Single rooms are in flats and have shared kitchen and bathroom.

Further information

Public transport

Edge Hill train station - 5 minutes walk. Bus 86.