What we provide

Facilities in the hostel include:

Ripon House lounge

  • a TV lounge, a dining/coffee lounge, a laundry, training group and interview rooms.
  • 25 single rooms, each with washbasins…
  • disabled access facilities, including a lift between the ground and lower floors, two accessible bedrooms sharing an adapted bathroom..
  • all ethnic and cultural needs can be catered for.
  • the front entrance provides a waiting area, a quiet visitors’ room and a small office where residents can meet privately with a member of staff,
  • Residents’ medical needs are handled through local GPs.

Structured Activities

Whilst at Ripon House, residents are encouraged to address issues relating to their offending behaviour.  A number of in-house groups enable residents to use their time productively.  These groups include:

award winning collage

  •  Alcohol Group
  • Get Clean Stay Clean
  • Craft Group
  • Home of your own
  • Fire awareness

in addition, residents can be referred to other partnership organisaitons and local colleges.