Skip to main content Skip to accessibility

Number One Riverside

​​​​​​​​​Services available

​​​Number One Riverside​Number One Riverside is a multi use public building which consolidates numerous council buildings into one.

The building includes:

Help and advice from other organisations

Help and advice is available from many of our partner organisations, either drop in or book your place.

Partner organisation​When​​RoomDrop-in or book​ a placeContact
Adoption Support GroupLast Monday of the month, 9.30am - 12.30pmG11BookRachel Kenyon 01706 922300
Army careersThursday 11am - 3pmFront foyerDrop-in Army careers
RAF careersThursday 11am - 3pmFront foyerDrop-in RAF careers
Big Life Centres/PathwaysMonday 9am - 5pmG04BookIrene Price 07580 876569
Big Life Centres/PathwaysMonday 4pm - 6.30pmG04BookJulie Amos
Big Life Centres/PathwaysTuesday 9am - 1pmTo be confirmedBookIrene Price 07580 876569
British LegionThursday 10am -12noon Front foyerDrop-inCaen Matthews
Citizens Advice BureauMonday - FridayG01Book0344 488 9622
Citizens Advice Bureau Mortgage Rescue TeamWednesday 2pm - 4pmG01Book0344 488 9622
Deaf SocietyFriday 10am - 1pmG11Drop-inTracey Little
Duke of EdinburghMonday 5.30pm - 7.30pmWaiting areaDrop-inDiane Higgins
Epilepsy support groupThird Monday of the month 6pm - 7.15pmG11Drop-inLes O’Shea, Rochdale Oldham Bury Epilepsy Society (ROBES)
Fidgits computer courseWednesday 10.30am - 12.30pmG11BookKate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
HealthWatch Team28th day of the monthTable in the foyerDrop-inJacqueline Bestley 0170 624 9575​
Help with debtWednesday 9am - 5pmG05BookKate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
Homeless Team (Housing Options RBH)Monday to Friday, 1pm - 3.30pmG03Book
Hyper Mobility GroupFirst Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pmG11Drop-inCatherine Eves
Jelly sessionsSecond Thursday of the month, 10am - 1pmG11Drop-inRuth Pringle 0778 615 6247
Land Charges TeamMonday to FridayDesk 01BookMargo Booth 01706 924825
Learn My Way, basic computer courseWednesday, 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pmLibrary computersBookLibrary desk
Licensing TeamMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm.
Friday, 9am-11a​m
G06Drop-inSheila Lord 01706 924 953
Macular DegenerationThird Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pmG11Drop-inCatherine Eves
Manchester Credit UnionTuesday 1.30pm - 4pm Thursday and Friday 9am - 4pmG13Drop-in0161 231 5222
Zatoon Ahmad 0772 067 7895
MindThursday 12noon - 5pmG05BookTricia Hornby 01706 752 333
NHS Smoking CessationFriday 9am - 1pmG05BookJuliet Whalen
​Rochdale Boroughwide HousingMonday, Thursday and Friday, 9am - 1pmG03, desk 3 and 4Book0800 027 7769 or 01706 274100
Contacts: Alison Gregory/Julian Sandham
Self help services Online e-therapyMonday 3pm - 7pmG10/G12 Maskew PodBookFatima Bibi 0161 226 3871 or 0794 611 4307
ShelterMonday, Thursday and Friday
10am - 2pm
G12BookMichelle Monaghan 0344 515 1850, 07961 889568
Skills and work solutionsMonday and Tuesday, 9am - 5pmLibrary deskDrop-inNasim Akhtar 07912 773836,  
St Vincent's Housing As​sociation No specific roomDrop-inLaura Townson 0161 772 2130 or 0796 772 3355
Talking Book GroupFirst Thursday of the month, 2pm - 3pmG11Drop-in joanne​​​
Victim Support Interview roomBookKaren Brumskill 0161 856 5810
Wheatsheaf Reading GroupThird Tuesday of the month, 12.30pm - 3pmG11Drop-inBrenda Hance
Word weavers creative writing groupSecond and fourth Monday of the month, 5.30pm - 7.30pmG11Drop-in Joanne​
Your Voice AdvocacyTuesday and Wednesday, 12.30pm - 5pmG11​​BookTracy Hudson Project Coordinator 07867 459340
Moni Noszkay Lead Generic Advocate 07867 459346

How to find us

​Number One Riverside is close to the town centre and Rochdale Interchange, with parking in nearby council car pa​rks. Or you can plan your journey using ​public transport.


Number One Riverside has won a number of awards and accolades which can be found on the council awards page.


Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU

Ring or email us

Opening times

  • Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm.
  • Saturday 9.30am - 5pm (Library only).​