Service: Horton Wellbeing Café

Phone 07584 015792 | Email: wellbeingcafe@hortonhousing.co.uk Horton Wellbeing Café is aimed at adults aged 18 and over and living in the Selby District, who have mental health issues or concerns, and their family members and carers. The cafés are held weekly and fortnightly in community venues in Selby, Eggborough, Tadcaster, Riccall and Sherburn. Venues are wheelchair accessible. Our Wellbeing Café provides informal sessions and activities in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. The café delivers a range of sessions including: confidence building, assertiveness, emotional resilience, housing advice, healthy eating and benefits advice. Many of the sessions are delivered in partnership with other organisations and are suitable for people with learning disabilities. You are welcome to bring a carer or support worker with you to the sessions. To access the service, please attend the…
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Case study: Chris

Case study: Chris

Chris is looking forward to a brighter future after Horton Housing supported him to tackle his drinking problem and build a stable life for himself. He said: “I had a drinking problem. It caused my relationship with my partner to break down. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis so I was causing more stress. The best thing to do was to leave the family home.” Things then got even worse for Chris, as he ended up serving a six-month prison sentence on assault charges which led to him losing his job and finding himself homeless when he was released. After seeking help from Scarborough Borough Council, he was referred to Horton Housing who supported him in temporary accommodation. But he still had other problems. “My drinking took a massive turn,”…
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Come and see Craven clients’ art exhibition

Come and see Craven clients’ art exhibition

Art and creative work of people supported by Horton Housing Association in the Craven area is being celebrated and showcased at a special touring exhibition. ‘Creative Fusion – A Journey’ includes artwork, such as paintings, crafts, poetry, prose. This body of work illustrates the positive progress made by Horton’s clients since they received support, including the chance to express their thoughts and feelings through arts, crafts and writing. Much of this work is done in partnership with local organisations. Horton runs a number of services in the Craven area, including Craven Stay – housing-related support for homeless people – and Craven Community Cafés at Skipton and Settle. The community cafés provide a vital lifeline for vulnerable adults who may be affected by social isolation, older people and people with emotional…
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Service: Craven Homeless Hub

Phone 01756 794882  |  Text 07932 644973  |  Email:pinderhouse@hortonhousing.co.uk Craven Homeless Hub provides a “hub” based at Pinder House in central Skipton for people who have a high level of housing need, in particular those currently or at risk of rough sleeping, and with an unsettled lifestyle, and other support needs. There are three parts to the service: Day Services - offers a lifeline to people who are rough sleeping, or in need of housing or living in poor accommodation.  It is a warm, safe, sociable place, but also a point of contact for getting help with housing and other problems.  Advice and all kinds of practical help and support are on offer under one roof, in easy-access, comfortable surroundings.  Day services are delivered by Craven Homeless Hub staff, as…
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Horton Community Cafes win national housing award

Horton Community Cafes win national housing award

Our Horton Community Cafes, which run in Selby and Craven, have picked up a prestigious national housing award. The cafes won the ‘Support and Care Team of the Year, under 8,000 stock’ category at the Housing Heroes Awards, which are organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing magazine. Horton Community Cafes aim to improve the lives of adults who have mental health issues or who are at risk of or experiencing social isolation. Informal learning sessions and activities help clients increase their confidence, develop skills and access volunteering and employment opportunities. The cafes are an early intervention and prevention service that help to stop problems escalating and reaching crisis level. They reduce reliance on other expensive statutory services including emergency services. Hannah Brown, scheme manager, said: “This…
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Connecting Opportunities

Connecting Opportunities

Connecting Opportunities works with new migrants to develop their skills and opportunities to find work and be part of the local community. Horton Housing is one of ten organisations that specialise in working with migrants that are offering tailored support, cultural orientation, English language classes and other training across West Yorkshire and part of North Yorkshire (Craven, Harrogate, Selby and York). The project will also create new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for employers to provide work placements to help people get a foothold in the job market. Connecting Opportunities is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund. Connecting Opportunities aims and objectives Connecting Opportunities aims to support the most vulnerable and marginalised new…
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Service: Craven Welfare Reform Support Project

Phone 01756 706302 or 07795 316667 | Email: mparker@cravendc.gov.uk The Welfare Reform Support Project is for people in Craven who are facing poverty or at risk of homelessness due to welfare reform. We are working with Craven District Council to deliver this service. The service gives financial advice and support including: Court representation Budgeting and managing money Debt Management Negotiation with landlords Supporting engagement with other relevant support services. We also promote Leeds Credit Union in the district and support people to access their services.   Referral Referrals are made via Craven District Council’s Housing Options Team Address: 1 Belle Vue Square, Broughton Road, Skipton, BD23 1FJ Telephone: 01756 706000 To contact the service: Email: mparker@cravendc.gov.uk Telephone: 01756 706302 or 07795 316667
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Service: Selby STAY Well

Service: Selby STAY Well

Phone 01757 241051 | Email (& referrals): selbystaywell@hortonhousing.co.uk Our Selby STAY (Supported Tenancies at Yorkshire) Well service provides housing-related support for people aged 18 or over in Selby who have mental health issues, are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our support workers will visit you in your own home to help you to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to maintain a tenancy and live independently. We also encourage our clients to be actively involved in the community and access services to improve their mental wellbeing. A drop-in service is available in Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn (please see poster below for dates and times). To make a referral: To make a referral or contact us: Phone: 01757 241051 Email: selbystaywell@hortonhousing.co.uk ADDRESS Postal Enquiries: Selby STAY Well, Room 8, First…
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Service: Selby STAY

Service: Selby STAY

Phone 01757 241051 | Email (& referrals): stayselby@hortonhousing.co.uk Selby STAY (Supported Tenancies at Yorkshire) provides housing-related support for people aged 18 and more in the Selby District who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our support workers will visit you in your own home to help you to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to maintain a tenancy and live independently. A drop-in service is available in Selby, Tadcaster and Sherburn (please see poster below for dates and times). To make a referral: To make a referral or contact us: Phone: 01757 241051 Email: stayselby@hortonhousing.co.uk ADDRESS Postal Enquiries: Selby STAY, Room 8, First Floor, Community House, Portholme Road, Selby YO8 4QQ Documents Poster Service Allocation & Policy Service Description Selby STAY leaflet 2017
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Service: Scarborough STAY

Service: Scarborough STAY

Phone 01723 861913 | Email (& referrals): mailto:scarboroughstay@hortonhousing.co.uk Scarborough STAY (Supported Tenancies at Yorkshire) provides housing-related support for people aged 18 and more in the Scarborough district who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Our support workers will visit you in your own home to help you to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge to maintain a tenancy and live independently. A drop-in service is available in Scarborough, Whitby and Eastfield (please see poster below for dates and times). To make a referral: To make a referral, or contact us: Phone: 01723 861913 Email: mailto:scarboroughstay@hortonhousing.co.uk ADDRESS Postal Enquiries: Scarborough STAY, Horton Housing, Scarborough Borough Council, Town Hall, St Nicholas Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HG Documents Scarborough STAY leaflet Poster Selection and  AllocationPolicy Service Description
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