Moving Forward – Steps to Independence is a free housing related support and accommodation service for people in Nottinghamshire who are experiencing mental health problems. The service assists men and women over the age of 18 get the support they need to overcome housing difficulties or homelessness. For people who require additional support to develop their everyday living skills and move towards independent living the service also provides high quality supported accommodation.
Description of service and support
There are 5 elements to the service:
Offering a range of support to enable people to live more independently. This could be around a number of areas, such as:
· Housing issues
· Debt / money management
· Income / benefits
· Education, training and employment needs
· Life skills
We will work with people to draw up a plan of support that will aim to address their support needs.
Community & Social Inclusion (CSI)
The CSI element of the service aims to work with people who are looking to improve their social networks, confidence, health and well-being.
Working with Carer’s of individuals experiencing mental health problems, to give them a break from their caring responsibilities.
Mental Health Link Worker (MHLW)
Linking with Crisis Teams to offer early intervention support.
We have a range of dispersed / supported accommodation across the county.
Service Opening Hours
|Monday||08.00 - 20.00|
|Tuesday||08.00 - 20.00|
|Wednesday||08.00 - 20.00|
|Thursday||08.00 - 20.00|
|Friday||08.00 - 20.00|
Office Opening Hours
|Monday||09.00 - 17.00|
|Tuesday||09.00 - 17.00|
|Wednesday||09.00 - 17.00|
|Thursday||09.00 - 17.00|
|Friday||09.00 - 17.00|