The Support on offer is based on individual need and is delivered in a personal and approachable way.
Some examples include:
- Family support – working through a crisis or encouraging positive parenting. Signposting for advice and information. Referring to appropriate agencies. Advocating if there are multiple professionals involved.
- Support with filling in forms for benefits (eg PIP); help to challenge a decision; contacting services to get the right support.
- Support to attend appointments or services such as health, social care, police, housing, mental health, debt, drug and alcohol services etc
- Encouraging use of local clubs and services to help combat loneliness and build skills.
- Distributing food parcels and other practical help for those most in need.
- Encourage and train volunteers to help at the Wednesday Club.
- Action Planning – to help gain some control on your life by breaking up a problem into manageable steps and recognising who can help you to action and find solutions.
- Emotional and mental health support. I offer a listening ear and support to strengthen the individual’s resilience and skills to help themselves – offering a Well-being toolkit, support in practicing mindfulness and meditation; referring to mental health services.