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Riverside - Stages Academy

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable single homeless people. Priority given to people with a local connection.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Require reports and further information for Probation Service and Social Service referrals.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by referral agency. Interview. Applicant informed immediately. Placed on waiting list.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

17 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system and resettlement programme (8 residents per key worker). Support with independent living skills and drug and alcohol issues. Employment training course.

Total spaces



Includes 18 spaces in 2nd stage flats.

Further information

Public transport

Middlesbrough train station - 2 minutes walk. Bus station - 5 minutes walk.