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Peppercorn Lodge

General Details

Peppercorn Lodge is a Supported Housing Scheme for young parents aged 16-25 (single people and couples) who either have care of a baby or are expecting a child.

The accommodation consists of 9 x 1 bedroom flats and 1 x 2 bedroom flat and a 2 bedroom house. There are a range of communal facilities, with staff on site Monday to Friday between 9am-5pm. Staff can tailor support to meet your needs and although the scheme is staffed Monday to Friday 9-5 support can be offered in the evenings when requested. The scheme is monitored at night via CCTV.

Our service offers:

Help to identify your individual support needs, as well as education, training and employment opportunities

One-to-one Support Plans developed with you, with regular reviews

One-to-one confidential counselling if required

Individual support with life skills, such as Shopping on a Budget sessions, parenting skills, cleanliness, benefit advice

Signposting to the relevant agency for any additional support including mental health, substance misuse or relationship issues

You can access courses, including the Freedom Programme to help you identify the signs and effects of domestic abuse, safety planning, and to help to set goals for the future.

We’ll support your resettlement, with bespoke activities to build confidence and resilience.

Help writing your CV and job search, with a training module which includes money management, health and well-being, and support with training and education.

Who to contact

Name
Riverside
Telephone
01473687779
Website
http://www.riverside.org.uk
Address
Peppercorn Lodge
8 Peppercorn Way
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP2 8RT

Additional contact

Email
info@riverside.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Peppercorn Lodge
Address
Peppercorn Way
Ipswich
Suffolk
Postcode
IP2 8RT
Area served
Ipswich, South Ipswich, East Ipswich, North Ipswich, West Ipswich
Parking available
Yes
Restrictions to access
Restricted to teenage parents / couples, aged between 16 and 25. No pets allowed

Days & Times

Please phone 01473 687779 for more details
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other details

Age Groups
Adults, Young people

Accreditation website
http://www.suffolk.gov.uk/care-and-support/adult-social-care/supporting-people/
Accreditation details
Community Action Suffolk Accreditation

Notes

This temporary supported housing is provided for teenage parents and homeless families. Referral route: Social Care Department, Housing Department, Health Agency or self referral

Service users involved in planning
Yes
Last Updated
01/06/2020

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