Service: Harrogate STAY

Phone 01423 608997| Email (& referrals): harrogatestay@hortonhousing.co.uk Harrogate STAY (Supported Tenancies at Yorkshire) provides housing-related support for people aged 18 and above in the Harrogate area, 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 and around Harrogate. To make a referral: To make a referral, or contact us: Phone: 01423 608997 Email: harrogatestay@hortonhousing.co.uk ADDRESS Postal Enquiries: Harrogate STAY, Horton Housing, Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR Documents Selection & Allocation Policy Harrogate STAY Service Description Harrogate STAY Leaflet
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Case study: Mark

Case study: Mark

Mark’s life went downhill after a stay in hospital in Leeds. He had been treated for a brain haemorrhage and when he came home he found that his partner had started a relationship with someone else, so he had to leave, which left him homeless. He went to Scarborough as he had friends there who he was able to stay with for a short time before sleeping rough or staying in various shelters. He got accommodation through Horton in March and has been receiving support for health problems. He said: “I have had some medical trouble. I was suicidal at one point. But my support worker goes to the doctors with me and speaks for me. “She has got me thinking in a different light and I am feeling better…
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Wellbeing cafés launched across Selby

Wellbeing cafés launched across Selby

Horton Housing is to start running wellbeing cafés funded by North Yorkshire County Council across the Selby district to support adults with mental health issues. The cafés are aimed at people aged 18 and over who have, or are at risk of, developing mental health issues, and their family members and carers. They will start in October. The aim of the cafes is to: provide practical support, information and advice; enable people to get involved in their local community and reduce social isolation; offer activities and informal learning to support self-care and develop life skills; support access to employment, training, education and volunteering; raise awareness of mental health issues. The cafes will run from the following venues and times from 1 October: Tadcaster – Calcaria House, Windmill Rise, LS25 9HR…
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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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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). Connecting Opportunities provides support to migrants aged 15 and above, who: have permission to work in the UK but are not in work live in West Yorkshire or parts of North Yorkshire have arrived in the UK within the last 10 years and do not have British Citizenship The project will also create new local connections, with opportunities for local people to be volunteer mentors and befrienders, and for…
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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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