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South Kirklees Supported Living Service (Mental Health)

Provides floating support to adults with mental health issues to enable them to maintain their accommodation and avoid the need for crisis intervention

Service Description

The Service is based in Huddersfield and covers South Kirklees -Huddersfield and nearby surrounding areas.

The Service provides Tenancy related support to individuals who have a learning disability and/or Mental Health issues.

Our Service provides support through Supporting People Funding, Direct Payment's and Personalisation Budgets (e.g. Learning Disability or Mental Health Funding from Kirklees) Support can be delivered from your current address, or other location should you chose. The overall aim is to promote independence and offer support within maintaining your individual tenancy. The accommodation we do provide is currently full so at this time we cannot offer any accommodation but we can support you to find accommodation if required.

Aims and Objectives of the Service

To support individuals to remain their own tenancy, promoting positive mental and physical health, support people to gain independence around their life-skills, to enable people to have control over their own lives and to make their own choices.

 What does the Service offer

Each client is assessed individually on their needs. The Service can provide any number of hours to each person, depending on their needs and funding. We currently offer support Monday to Friday mainly day time hours, but we can offer evenings and weekend support if required.

Anybody funded through Supporting People hours can receive up to a maximum of 4 hours direct support, but additional hours can be given if support is arranged through Direct Payment and Personalisation Budgets.

Our team will use their skills and knowledge to help clients in the following ways:

  • Finding a tenancy
  • Looking after yourself and your home
  • Keeping yourself safe
  • Managing your money and paying bills
  • Promoting positive physical and mental health Support with filling in forms, making telephone calls, attending appointments
  • Finding training and learning opportunities Obtaining and maintaining a job Being involved in your local community Accessing services

 Who should be referred to this service?

 Applicants must be between 18 to 65 years old.

 Applicants should have an identified support need, ie Learning disabilities, Mental Health issues

Who can refer?

Voluntary, Statutory providers.

Self referrals are accepted –though applicants should be prepared to supply one or more names and contact details who can provide information to support their application.

Contact Details

Manager:    Tara Johnson

Email:          tara.johnson@st-annes.org.uk