Service: STAY at Home

Service: STAY at Home

Phone 01274 379736 | Email: stay@hortonhousing.co.uk STAY at Home provides housing-related support for people with multiple or complex needs who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The team will visit you in your own home, or the place where you are living at the moment i.e. if you are in temporary accommodation. The service is aimed at vulnerable people with high levels of need. For example, you may have problems with drugs or alcohol, mental health issues or offending behaviour. You do not have to have a recognised diagnosis of a mental health condition or a specific disability, but you may have experienced periods of homelessness or have an unsettled lifestyle which puts you at risk of homelessness. We offer support to: Find suitable accommodation Set up and…
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Service: Community Support Agency – Mental Health Team

Service: Community Support Agency – Mental Health Team

Phone 01274 379725 | Email : communitysupport@hortonhousing.co.uk The Community Support Agency (CSA) aims to improve or maintain your mental health and wellbeing by offering support in your own home. We provide support to people aged 16 or over living in the Bradford and Airedale District, who are: Experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems and are engaging with mental health services via a formal Care Programme Approach. From a black or minority ethnic community and have mental health support needs. In need of short-term support during a period of crisis which is affecting their mental health. The scheme helps people to manage their mental wellbeing and prevents admission to hospital. The office is open 9am until 5pm, Monday to Friday, however out of hours support is available where necessary. To…
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Service: Intensive Housing Management – Bradford

Service: Intensive Housing Management – Bradford

Phone 01274 591997 | Email : ihm@hortonhousing.co.uk Intensive Housing Management (IHM) provides accommodation for people who have support needs and may find it difficult to access mainstream housing. The accommodation is based at several locations across the Bradford district, including Bradford, Shipley and Keighley. All accommodation is self-contained and fully furnished, including white goods. Housing management staff are available throughout the day, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. Night security staff are on site at some of our properties. You must be 18 or over to be eligible for the service, which provides accommodation for single people, couples or families with one or more children. Teenage parents are also considered. You must have support in place before an offer of accommodation can be made, however, we may be able to assist you…
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Service: BRICSS

Phone 01274 727403 | Email (& referrals): bricss@hortonhousing.co.uk Bradford Respite Intermediate Care Support Service (BRICSS) is a home from hospital scheme for people who are homeless or living in unsuitable accommodation and are being discharged from hospital. Run in partnership with Bevan Healthcare, the scheme provides short-term, temporary accommodation for people who need support with health and housing after leaving hospital. It helps to reduce ‘bed blocking’ in local hospitals. A ‘Pathway’ team is based in hospitals to identify clients who may benefit from the care offered by BRICSS. The 14 units are fully furnished and include laundry facilities. The service was a finalist in the UK Housing Awards in 2015 in the ‘Meeting Specialist Housing Needs’ category. BRICSS also won a Community Impact Award in 2015 in the ‘Health…
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Service: Group Living for Young People

Service: Group Living for Young People

Phone 01274 306337 | Write: Dave Redshaw, Horton Housing, c/o Chartford House, 54 Little Horton Lane, Bradford,BD5 0BS. residential support for young people leaving care Our Group Living Service in Bradford offers residential support for young people leaving care, aged between 16 and 18. We have two properties in Bradford, which are staffed 24/7.  One unit is fully furnished and equipped, and includes laundry facilities. The other property is shared accommodation with 2 bathrooms, a shower room, kitchen, laundry facilities, lounge, and a games room. This property also has a self-contained flat used as a training space for residents who are ready to move into their own accommodation. The aim of the service is to provide short-term accommodation and support to young people to help them develop independent living skills. Clients…
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Service: Substance Support Bradford

Service: Substance Support Bradford

Phone 01274 320782 | Email: sst@hortonhousing.co.uk Substance Support for people in the Bradford district We offer specialist support for people living in the Bradford district who wish to address their substance (drug and alcohol) use. The support includes floating support (support in the community or at home), drop-in advice, informal counselling and needle exchange services. We also have a specialist service working with EU migrants from Central and Eastern Europe who are experiencing drug and alcohol problems. The service is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm (visiting until 3.30pm) at: 16-20 Edmund Street, Bradford, BD5 0BH. You need to use the intercom to access the building. Documents Service Allocation & Policy Service Description
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Service: New Communities

Service: New Communities

A partnership approach, working with Bradford Council and Bevan Healthcare CIC, to provide housing, healthcare and wrap-around support to help refugees settle into their new life in the UK. The resettlement programmes we manage offer humanitarian protection and prioritise help for survivors of torture and violence, women and children at risk, and those in need of medical care. Clients receive support for up to 12 months to settle into the UK. This includes: Housing-related support (e.g. help to manage a tenancy, set up bills) Health screening ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) assessments Education assessments Individual needs assessments to develop support and integration plans Community engagement Welfare benefits advice Support into employment and Job Search advice. By the end of their first year in the UK, the vast majority…
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Service: NewStart

Phone 01274 381995 | Email : housingoptions@bradford.gov.uk or for referrals housingoptions@bradford.gov.uk NewStart provides supported accommodation and floating (visiting) support for high risk male offenders and ex-offenders aged 16 and over. The service is for those with a high degree of housing need who are at risk of re-offending. The service is aimed at people who may have experienced homelessness or are at risk of homelessness. NewStart at Home provides support in your own home or temporary accommodation, including properties managed by other social or private landlords or to people who own their home. NewStart in the Community provides 12 units of supported accommodation, in Bradford and Shipley. Each property is self-contained and fully furnished. The support is short-term, usually for three to six months, and you will get support to…
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Service: Bradford Homeless Partnership

Service: Bradford Homeless Partnership

Phone 01274 381990 | Email: homeless.partnership@hortonhousing.co.uk The Bradford Homeless Partnership is delivered in partnership by Horton Housing and Bradford Cyrenians. The service offers temporary and emergency accommodation for people in the Bradford District who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our hostel accommodation comprises single and family-sized units with 24/7 onsite support. We also have units available across Bradford and Keighley which have a lower level of on-site staffing but support is still available 24/7. We will also visit you in your own home if you live with another housing provider or have your own property and you are at risk of becoming homeless. This is called ‘floating support’. The service is short-term, usually three to six months. To be eligible, you need to be assessed as being statutory…
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Case study: My mental health has gone through a huge shift

‘My mental health has gone through a huge shift and I’m happier within myself.’ James was referred to our Peer Mentoring Scheme suffering heavily from depression. He lacked motivation and would often isolate himself in his flat. During this period of his life he was binge drinking and smoking heavily, and slept all day and stayed awake at night. He described his life as 'sad, bleak, dark and very lonely.' James was allocated a peer mentor through Horton Housing. Together they did a variety of activities such as going for walks, visiting art galleries, enjoying the park and going for a coffee. All activities were chosen by James. His peer mentor helped him leave his flat. James said: 'It's that quality time, knowing that someone is there for me. It's…
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