Isle of Wight Floating Support

Referral address only:
Isle of Wight Council
County Hall
High Street
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1UD

Tel: 0330 008 2507

Our floating support service enables people with mental ill health to sustain their housing and tenancies and promotes independent healthy living.

We provide help and support around debt management and benefits, assistance around a range of practical issues to do with maintaining good mental health and liaises with other healthcare providers.

Our service also provides help and support around healthy eating, managing addiction, accessing physical and emotional support options in the community.

How we help

Our service enables people with mental ill health sustain their housing and tenancies whilst promoting independent healthy living.

We provide help and support around debt management and benefits, assistance around a range of practical issues to do with maintaining good mental health and liaise with other healthcare providers.

We also provide help and support around healthy eating, managing addiction, and accessing physical and emotional support options in the community.

Who we can help

Our services are available to adults over the age of 18 who live on the Isle of Wight.

Our values

Our approach is underpinned five key principles of mental health support:

  • Open dialogue – transparency, words to words, tolerating uncertainty and healing
  • Person centred – unconditional positive regard and empathy
  • Action psychology – do and reflect, practical action to improve the situation
  • Community self help solutions – creating opportunities