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Sandwell Floating Support Service

This record is classed under Supported living, Support services, Equipment and adaptations, Support in your home, Safety at home, Learning disability, Physical disability, Mental health, Deaf and hard of hearing, Deafblind, Visual impairment, Managing money, Benefits and entitlements, Welfare rights, Drugs, alcohol and substance misuse, Social care information and advice.

Service Provider NameSandwell Floating Support Service
ServiceFloating support to vulnerable people living in their own homes
Address1Community Care Division
Address2Independent Living Centre
Address3100 Oldbury Road
TownSmethwick
CountyWest Midlands
Post CodeB66 1JE
Where do they provide service from?Service delivered to people in their own homes
Telephone0121 569 5099
Emailcommunity_care@sandwell.gov.uk
Websitehttp://www.sandwell.gov.uk/housing
Area coveredBorough of Sandwell
Who is the service for?All client groups capable of living independently with support
Referral routeThe following groups of people will be considered eligible for the Floating Support Service; those who are considered to be vulnerable because they are homeless, young singles, have a mild learning disability, mental ill health, drugs and or alcohol problems, families who are experiencing difficulties coping, older people, people with physical disability, young people leaving care and ex offenders. Floating Support Service referral form accepted from all agencies/organisations and self referrals
Specific ethnic group?No
Summary of servicesSupport with resettlement / maintaining independent living - liaising with other agencies
Problems with benefits or form filling
Budgeting or money management problems
Alcohol and substance misuse
Mental health problems or learning disabilities
Accessing health care
Education and work accessing
Developing domestic /life skills
When are the services run?Monday - Friday
Time details9am - 5.30pm Monday - Thursday
Friday 9am - 5pm
RemitHousing related support to vulnerable people to assist with sustaining their tenancy or maintaining independence in their own homes in the community
Chargeable service?No
Cost of serviceNo cost to service user
Total capacity of service354
Transport ProvidedNot applicable
CQC RegisteredNot applicable
Sandwell Approved ListNot approved
Location
DisclaimerInclusion in this directory does not imply that Sandwell Council endorses the organisations and no responsibility is assumed for the information in their entries or their services. For terms and disclaimer see below. Directory last updated December 2017.

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