Provide face-to-face, online and telephone befriending services to ensure that beneficiaries are not isolated and are in reasonable health.
Providing signposting services to enable beneficiaries to access specialist support for the issues and barriers they are facing.
Providing information, advice & guidance plus practical help, to enable beneficiaries to access the services available to them within the community.
Our project will benefit the community by helping disadvantaged people to: –
Improve their mental health & well-being by improving their home environment and turning their living accommodation into somewhere they feel is a ‘home’ rather than just somewhere to live.
Reduce their loneliness and isolation (and improve their mental health & well-being) through contact and befriending.
Improve their conﬁdence, self-esteem and physical health.
Improve their general life skills e.g., organising the home, cleaning, personal hygiene, etc.
Access the specialist support they need to address the issues and barriers they are facing.
Widen their network of relationships and access the health, social, leisure and educational opportunities available to them within the community.
Manage budgets, debts and benefits much more effectively.
Our project will benefit the general community by:
Providing volunteering opportunities
Making better use of community resources
Reducing pressures on NHS/Social services provision by improving mental health, well-being and physical health and creating healthy living environments
Creating networks which promote community cohesion and integration.