Improving mental health for adults (18yrs+) in Burton Upon Trent and the surrounding areas
Who can use this service?
You must be:-
A Trent & Dove tenant.
currently have mental health needs, requiring some level of support to live independently.
Willing to accept support.
Able to maintain your home and have basic living skills.
Able to take your own prescribed medication.
Finding it difficult to manage your tenancy.
How can we help you?
Generally, we will be able to support you for a suggested hour per week
We will help you to build a support plan which will cover your needs, interests, and aspirations.
Regular reviews of this plan will help you to get back to being independent and recover from difficult times.
We will support you both practically and emotionally which may cover finances, form filling, talking to utility companies linking in with other useful services in the community, or simply someone to talk to.
Trent and Dove - Tenancy Sustainment
The tenancy sustainment team, work with anyone who is vulnerable/at risk of losing their home with Trent and Dove- these maybe people who have suffered abuse, individuals with addiction issues, those who suffer mental ill-health, people with physical or learning disabilities, ex-offenders, under 25’s and young parents and those who require move-on accommodation.
The role of the team is to ensure that the vulnerable, disabled and excluded groups are given fair access to housing and that appropriate support is in place to help them maintain their tenancy. We liaise regularly with external agencies to co-ordinate support and work with clients. This also ranges to finding/helping gain employment for our tenants who are seeking work, we do this by getting them ‘work ready’ consisting of CV writing skills, interview techniques, confidence building, IT training and much more.
How to get help:
For further information please contact the Independent Living Team at Trent and Dove, 01283 528528 or Burton & District Mind.