Service: BRICSS

Service: BRICSS

Phone 01274 648904 | 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. We have 13 en-suite rooms with communal facilities as well as four self-contained flats with wheelchair accessible facilities. A ‘Pathway’ team is based in hospitals to identify clients who may benefit from the care offered by BRICSS. The service was a finalist in the UK Housing Awards in 2015 in the ‘Meeting Specialist Housing Needs’ category. BRICSS also won a Community…
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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 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) Education assessments Individual needs assessments to develop support and integration plans Community engagement Welfare benefits advice Support into employment and Job Search advice. Our support is designed to help individuals and families integrate and live independently in the UK. Referrals Referrals to…
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