Riverside - Townsend Gardens
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Single homeless women aged 18-25 with low support needs. No local connection is needed. Pregnant ladies welcome to apply on the understanding that unfortunately the baby cannot live at Townsend Gardens once born.
Who we cannot help
History of arson, violence, schedule 1, or sex offence. Unmanaged addictions. Danger to self or others.
Cannot accept anyone with a dog.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, also via Youthline on 0300 303 0099.
Applicants or any agency are welcome to telephone us direct to discuss if we can assist with offering a place, and a friendly interview is arranged to ensure we are the right place to support that individual. Interviews usually take place Monday – Friday but we welcome telephone calls at any time.
Length of stay
Support and accommodation
There is staff on site 24/7 throughout the week and most of the weekend. Each resident assigned a Housing Officer and our Night Staff are awake throughout their shift to ensure the safety of our residents. Support to residents is provided through an external support provider.
Single bedroom complete with bed, small fridge/freezer, hand wash basin and storage space. Residents share a kitchen/diner and shower room. All bedrooms have been refurbished in early 2022.
Train station - 10 minutes walk. Buses 11, 21, 61, 62, 63, 964.