We aim to assist people with mental health problems to lead full and active lives in the community. Our services are provided by a compassionate, understanding and well informed team, using a recovery oriented approach.
How we help
We can offer a range of support including:
Developing living skills:
- Cooking – menu planning, healthy eating advice (please note we cannot cook for people)
- Shopping – online shopping, going to the shops
- Personal finance – budgeting, managing bills, setting up bank accounts, seeking financial advice such as how to manage debts
- Cleaning – developing routines, organising and de-cluttering
- Using public transport – building confidence, route planning
- Managing a tenancy
- Developing employment skills – how to write a CV or fill in application forms
Managing mental and physical health and wellbeing:
- Help to develop management strategies and coping skills
- Guidance and signposting to support for managing a deterioration in mental health
- Support to attend appointments
- Help to access GP and dental services
- Help to access opportunities to exercise e.g. gym, swimming, or walking
Reducing social isolation:
- Support to access community activities e.g. cafes, clubs and groups, leisure facilities
- Support to access voluntary work
- Support to access education and training courses.
Who we can help
Our services are available to anyone over the age of 18 living in Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Darlington, Hartlepool, or Redcar & Cleveland whose mental health is causing them concern and is affecting their employment, health or home life.
You can pay for our services through direct payments, individual/personal budgets or self funding. If you’re interested in your own personal budget then contact your local self directed support team:
Middlesbrough (social services) – 01642 726004
Stockton-on-Tees (First Contact team) – 01642 527764
Redcar & Cleveland (Adult access team) – 01642 771500
At the heart of everything we do lies:
- Hope: the belief that recovery is possible for every individual
- Respect: valuing differences and all contributions
- Enabling: giving people encouragement and support to achieve their goals
- Inclusion: the belief that everyone has a right to participate fully in society.