Housing Lifeline Opens Its
INDIVIDUALS and families looking for
low cost local housing are invited to an advisory open day on 26 August 2015, between
1pm to 4pm at Riverside housing association's Eton Court in Southport.
Riverside's Income Management Advisors and ancillary support services will
provide information and advice, at the scheme on Park West Road in Southport.
Staff, volunteers and customers at the scheme will be on hand to speak to
members of the public wanting to find out more about Riverside's housing options
in the Southport area.
An Interpreter who speaks 7 languages will be on hand to welcome members of
the wider community.
Dale Salmon, Scheme Manager, said:- "We wanted to open our doors to the
local community to showcase the excellent housing we provide across seven
schemes in the Southport area, including Retirement Living services. It's a
chance to preview the services, and get one-to-one advice if you're worried
about housing or are in housing need. People often don't realise that they can
self-refer to apply for our retirement housing and we will have plenty of
application forms on the day, as well as refreshments and a raffle."
Riverside provides over 55's Retirement Living housing as well as a range of
other housing services across Liverpool. Dependent on need, specialist support
can be provided to customers as well as access to GPs and District Nurses.
Margaret O'Brien has lived in Riverside Housing for over 20 years, first within
its general housing and now at its Westholme Retirement Living scheme. She
said:- "Riverside is my home and I love living at Westholme, everyone is
so friendly and I couldn't have had better support and advice. They have been a
lifeline to me."
Dale added:- "Riverside's Retirement Living Schemes are open to people
aged over 55. The housing association also delivers a range of housing services
for people of all ages and their families."
Each year, Riverside provides support for more than 7,000 people aged over 55,
delivered to more than 4,500 people within its specialist housing centres. Its
extra care housing gives older people with care needs the ability to access
innovative, high quality and flexible service provision.