Queens Park Horticultural Services Store in Caterhan

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Queens Park Horticultural Service supports people living with mental ill health to build confidence and develop skills to become more independent.

Queens Park is Tandridge District Council’s flagship park and open space. The flowerbeds, gardens and borders in and around the park’s inner circle are maintained by our team of dedicated volunteers from Richmond Fellowship in conjunction with Tandridge District Council.

We provide people with the opportunity to gain horticultural experience working alongside volunteers to maintain the flowerbeds within Queens park Circle which forms part of a public park.

Being involved at Queens Park means we can offer a range of physical activities and teamwork which provides a greater choice of recovery pathways for people who access our services.

What we do

We tailor our services to meet the needs of the individual. We positively encourage individuals to access a wide variety of roles which include formal and informal training, as a means to develop confidence and skills.

Our gardeners meetings encourage people we support to be actively involved in how we deliver our services, empowering people to make decisions and to be valued as part of the team.

How we help

We tailor our services to meet the needs of the individual.

We positively encourage individuals to access a wide variety of roles which include formal and informal training, as a means to develop confidence and skills.

Our gardeners meetings encourage service users to be actively involved in how we deliver our services, empowering people to make decisions and to be valued as part of the team.

Address

The Garages
Queens Park Road
CR3 5RB, Caterhan,

Cheshire East Individual Budget Store in Cheshire

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Cheshire East Individual Budget Support Service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances, housing, supporting to appointments or doing the weekly food shop.

What we do

The Recovery Focused support we deliver through the customer journey, is developed and tailored to the individual needs. The support addresses wider issues such as housing, employment and family relationships. A holistic approach to recovery is present throughout the journey to support people with mental ill health, to re-establish a meaningful life, for themselves.

The service is concerned with supporting and facilitating individuals in their mental health recovery journey. It is about learning new skills, improving social inclusion, engaging in meaningful occupation, training, volunteering or employment.

We provide support Monday to Sunday between the hours of 9am to 5pm, delivering support packages ranging from 2 hours onwards per week.

Along with supporting with Mental Health we will support accessing training courses, voluntary groups and other social activities. We will support with community inclusion, financial issues, keeping and making appointments and helping with structuring daily activities, to promote independence.

The service is can be self-funded or direct payments from CCG or Local Authority.

Who we help

Adults aged 18 plus, with mental health problems, who wish to be supported in their personal recovery journey.


Getting referred

Referrals are made through Cheshire East Council.

Individuals can also access the service directly or by referral from any third party, with their approval.

Referral forms are available on request.

Mental Health should be the primary issue along with the wish to make recovery a reality.

Referrals can be made via phone or email.

Address

Hilary House, 7 London Road
Sandbach
CW11 3BB, Cheshire,

North Shields Specialist Community Forensic Team (SCFT) Store in Middlesborough

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

The Specialist Community Forensic Team is a community mental health service based at St Nicholas Hospital, Gosforth and Roseberry Park, Middlesbrough.

The Richmond Fellowship team work consists of a Senior Practitioner, Peer Support Workers, as well as Mental Health and Substance Misuse Recovery Workers.

We work alongside a wider clinical team consisting of Nurses, Psychiatrists, Social Worker, Speech and Language Therapist, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists and also administration staff.

What we do

Our treatment and support includes:

  • Relapse prevention and recovery oriented practice
  • Providing treatment and support to prevent reoffending
  • Help with accessing accommodation and benefits
  • Support in pursuing education, occupation and employment
  • Enhancing social skills
  • Substance misuse work
  • Physical health promotion
  • Close liaison with family and carers – assessing and supporting their needs
  • Providing continuity of care between the hospital and the community.

Who we help

The service is for adults over the age of eighteen, who have been assessed as suitable for discharge from secure services.


Getting referred

Referrals are made via the clinical team within secure services.

Address

105a Howard Street
North Shields
NE30 1NA, Middlesborough,

Wiltshire Community Housing Support Store in Devizes

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Wiltshire Community Support service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances and providing support in applying for benefits and benefit appeals.

What we do

We support people with mental ill health to maintain their tenancy ensuring they continue to live independently, providing assistance with social or private landlords, homeowners and people moving into starter tenancies from supported accommodation.

We work with people on a one-to-one basis concentrating on the individuals needs and towards agreed goals.

Our service can offer you support if you’re at risk of losing your tenancy as a result of poor mental ill health.

This may be due to poor financial management, rent arrears, anti-social behaviours, hoarding or self neglect.

We can also provide support if you are establishing yourself in a new tenancy.

Who we help

Individuals must be 18 or over and live in the local Wiltshire area.


Getting referred

You can self refer or be referred by your GP, CPN or your Social Worker.

Address

Office H, Unit 1A
Bath Road Business Centre
SN10 1XA, Devizes , Wiltshire,

West Berkshire Housing Related Floating Support Store in Newbury

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s West Berkshire Housing Related Floating Support service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances or doing the weekly food shop.

What we do

Richmond Fellowship offers 13 units of supported housing in Newbury to people living with mental health problems. We provide flexible support packages tailored to meet individual needs ranging from long term intensive support for up to 2 year to brief solution focused interventions.

The service helps people manage their tenancies, maintain domestic routines and play an active part in their community.

Who we help

Our service is anyone living in the West Berkshire area aged 16 and above with a mental health diagnosis.

Individuals must need support to find or maintain a tenancy or their own home and be willing to work with us towards a positive outcome for their future.


Getting referred

Individuals can self-refer by contacting 01635 230165.

Referring agents can request a referral application form by contacting us directly.

All referrals will be assessed by the Mental Health and Support Panel.

Address

Flat 6 Garland Court
Berkeley Road
RG14 5BL, Newbury , Berkshire ,

Wakefield Community Support Store in Wakefield

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Wakefield Community Based Support service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances or doing the weekly food shop.

What we do

We are a crisis drop-in service delivered throughout Wakefield and Five Towns providing information, advice and guidance to people suffering from mental ill health.

A 12 week support programme is run which provides one-one-to support to people that need support with mental ill health, including poor self esteem, social isolation, budgeting and finance, accessing support services.

We provide a Peer Support Hub. This runs a programme of groups and courses for and by people that have a mental health problem with the aim of reducing social isolation and facilitating peer support. Groups include crafts, Internet café, scrapbooking, wellbeing and many others.

We also offer volunteering opportunities within our peer support service. This includes facilitating and co-facilitating groups and courses, administration, graphic design and providing advice and guidance to people with mental ill health.

Who we help

Our service is available for individuals aged 17 and over, living in Wakefield and Five Towns with a mental health diagnosis.


Getting referred

For our drop-in service no referral is required. Just come along to one of our drop-in venues.

For a 12 week support programme, peer support or volunteering, please request a form and return to us by e-mail, post or in person.

Referrals can be made by the indiviual themselves or by a professional involved in their care or support e.g. GP, support worker, Job Centre adviser or psychiatrist.

Once received, the referral will be logged and the individual will be invited to attend an initial assessment meeting with their community link worker or the peer support co-ordinator.

Address

The Gaslight
Lower Warrengate
WF1 1SA, Wakefield,

Tyne, Wear and Northumberland Liaison and Diversion Service Store in North Shields

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Liaison and Diversion Service is commissioned by Cumbria, Northumbria, Tyne and Wear (CNTW) Foundation Trust. Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services operate by referring offenders who are identified with having mental health, learning disabilities, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities to an appropriate treatment or support service.

Anyone arrested and taken to a Police Custody suite in the CNTW area who show signs of vulnerability such as those identified above are then assessed by a Mental Health Practitioner located in the police station.

If the person is assessed as needing support and they are being released from custody they can be referred to the Liaison and Diversion Team within Richmond Fellowship.

What we do

The aim of the service is to Improved access to healthcare and support services for vulnerable adults, including both mental and physical health with the aim of reducing health inequalities. Diversion of individuals, where appropriate, out of the criminal justice system into health, social care or other supportive services. To reduce re-offending or escalation of offending behaviours.

Aims

  • Improved access to healthcare and support services for vulnerable adults, including both mental and physical health with the aim of reducing health inequalities.
  • Diversion of individuals, where appropriate, out of the criminal justice system into health, social care or other supportive services
  • To reduce re-offending or escalation of offending behaviours

                  


Getting referred

Referrals can only be placed by CNTW liaison and diversion mental health practitioner who is based in police custody.

Address

105a Howard Street
NE30 1NA, North Shields, Tyne and Wear,

Tonbridge and Malling Community Support Store in Sevenoaks

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Tonbridge and Malling Community Based Support service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances or doing the weekly food shop.

What we do

Our community based service offers 10 units to residents and individuals seeking residence in Clarion HG properties for up to 2 years of support.

Who we help

Our service is available to adults with mental ill health, aged between 18 and 6 with a local connection to Tonbridge and Malling.

Individuals must be on the local housing register.


Getting referred

Referrals are open to anyone in the local area.

Application forms can be obtained through Greensands.

Address

Oak Lane
TN13 1UH, Sevenoaks, Kent,

Thanet Community Based Service Store in Margate

Categories: Community Support

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Thanet Community Based Support service works with individuals affected by mental ill health already living in their own homes to receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities, such as budgeting finances or doing the weekly food shop.

What we do

Our community-based service offers individuals support in the form of initial one-to-one sessions, structured workshops and peer support training.

Support is time-bound and aimed at achieving goals identified by those referred to the service to aid their recovery journey.

Who we help

Our service is available to people who are aged over 18, reside in Thanet and are recovering from mental ill health.

Individuals must be willing to participate in the service on offer, as part of their recovery journey.


Getting referred

Individuals can self-refer directly by phone or email.

Referrals by partner agencies working with Live Well Kent are also welcome.

Address

17 St John's Road
CT9 1LU, Margate, Kent,

Sudbury Supported Housing Store in Sudbury

Categories: Community Support, Supported Housing

Who we are

Richmond Fellowship’s Sudbury Supported Housing Service is tailored for each individual using the service with the ultimate goal to help you manage your accommodation and assist you with reintegration back into independent living and the wider community.

What we do

We provide 15 supported housing flats for clients experiencing mental ill health. The support is tailored for each service user and the ultimate goal is to help clients manage their accommodation and assist them with re-integration back into mainstream housing within 2 years.

We also offer a community support service for a fixed period of time. This is designed to help those already living in their own homes receive assistance with day-to-day tasks and activities.

Who we help

We take individuals over 18 who are on the Babergh Special Needs Housing Register or who have had their housing need recognised by another housing provider who can provide move-on accommodation.


Getting referred

Referrals should be made by an individual’s care co-ordinator who will have assessed their need for support.

We then meet with the individual to discuss their needs and together develop a tailored support plan.


Additional info

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Address

1 Queens Road
CO10 1UL, Sudbury, Suffolk,