Our tenants are persons who require support for various reasons and some of the barriers they face towards gaining and sustaining properties can include; mental health issues, learning difficulties, substance misuse, offending history etc. Sometimes a person has a range of issues and these issues collectively require the support we can provide. Our tenants are persons who have substantial housing support needs that often require intense housing support.
Out tenancies are only available to persons who will engage with our Housing Support Service to enable them to reach independence. The support received will include; money management , dealing with correspondence, maintain a healthy food diet through shopping, advice on food hygiene and safe food storage, basic cooking skills, housekeeping skills, safe use of appliances and domestic equipment, encouragement for personal hygiene and support to attend appointments etc. When supporting individuals we seek to enhance self esteem and confidence while promoting good citizenship skills. Our aim is to enable individuals to sustain a tenancy and provide them with the necessary skills to reach independence.
(For further information on Positive Steps Housing Support, please see a Guide to Meeting Your Needs)