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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​​ Room Drop-in or book​ a place Contact
Adoption Support Group Last Monday of the month, 9.30am - 12.30pm G11 Book Rachel Kenyon 01706 922300
Army careers Thursday 11am - 3pm Front foyer Drop-in Army careers
RAF careers Thursday 11am - 3pm Front foyer Drop-in RAF careers
Big Life Centres/Pathways Monday 9am - 5pm G04 Book Irene Price 07580 876569
Big Life Centres/Pathways Monday 4pm - 6.30pm G04 Book Julie Amos
Big Life Centres/Pathways Tuesday 9am - 1pm To be confirmed Book Irene Price 07580 876569
British Legion Thursday 10am -12noon Front foyer Drop-in Caen Matthews
Citizens Advice Bureau Monday - Friday G01 Book 0344 488 9622
Citizens Advice Bureau Mortgage Rescue Team Wednesday 2pm - 4pm G01 Book 0344 488 9622
Deaf Society Friday 10am - 1pm G11 Drop-in Tracey Little
Duke of Edinburgh Monday 5.30pm - 7.30pm Waiting area Drop-in Diane Higgins
Epilepsy support group Third Monday of the month 6pm - 7.15pm G11 Drop-in Les O’Shea, Rochdale Oldham Bury Epilepsy Society (ROBES)
Fidgits computer course Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm G11 Book Kate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
HealthWatch Team 28th day of the month Table in the foyer Drop-in Jacqueline Bestley 0170 624 9575​
Help with debt Wednesday 9am - 5pm G05 Book Kate Spencer 01706 925939/0779 421 0851
Nicola Keogh 01706 926674
Homeless Team (Housing Options RBH) Monday to Friday, 1pm - 3.30pm G03 Book
Hyper Mobility Group First Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Catherine Eves
Jelly sessions Second Thursday of the month, 10am - 1pm G11 Drop-in Ruth Pringle 0778 615 6247
Land Charges Team Monday to Friday Desk 01 Book Margo Booth 01706 924825
Learn My Way, basic computer course Wednesday, 2pm - 3pm and 3pm - 4pm Library computers Book Library desk
Licensing Team Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm.
Friday, 9am-11a​m
G06 Drop-in Sheila Lord 01706 924 953
Macular Degeneration Third Monday of the month, 1pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Catherine Eves
Manchester Credit Union Tuesday 1.30pm - 4pm Thursday and Friday 9am - 4pm G13 Drop-in 0161 231 5222
Zatoon Ahmad 0772 067 7895
Mind Thursday 12noon - 5pm G05 Book Tricia Hornby 01706 752 333
NHS Smoking Cessation Friday 9am - 1pm G05 Book Juliet Whalen
​Rochdale Boroughwide Housing Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9am - 1pm G03, desk 3 and 4 Book 0800 027 7769 or 01706 274100
Contacts: Alison Gregory/Julian Sandham
Self help services Online e-therapy Monday 3pm - 7pm G10/G12 Maskew Pod Book Fatima Bibi 0161 226 3871 or 0794 611 4307
Shelter Monday, Thursday and Friday
10am - 2pm
G12 Book Michelle Monaghan 0344 515 1850, 07961 889568
Skills and work solutions Monday and Tuesday, 9am - 5pm Library desk Drop-in Nasim Akhtar 07912 773836,  
St Vincent's Housing As​sociation   No specific room Drop-in Laura Townson 0161 772 2130 or 0796 772 3355
Talking Book Group First Thursday of the month, 2pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in joanne​​​
Victim Support   Interview room Book Karen Brumskill 0161 856 5810
Wheatsheaf Reading Group Third Tuesday of the month, 12.30pm - 3pm G11 Drop-in Brenda Hance
Word weavers creative writing group Second and fourth Monday of the month, 5.30pm - 7.30pm G11 Drop-in Joanne​
Your Voice Advocacy Tuesday and Wednesday, 12.30pm - 5pm G11​​ Book Tracy 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).​