Assessment Homelessness and Support ( Neighbourhood Support Team)
|Description / information|
|Name of service||Assessment Homelessness and Support ( Neighbourhood Support Team)|
|Remit & Target group||Anti Social Behaviour, Vulnerability, tenants in danger of becoming homeless|
|Services Provided||Street sex worker specific (if any)||General|
|Home visiting service, or meeting in an appropriate setting such as Scotpep. Examples of a support plan: Look at lifestyle changes, Assist with benefits if applicable, other finances, encourage each client to engage with specialist services/agencies such as addictions, health counselling. Housing where there are issues||We provide support plans that improve the sustainability and stability of the client’s tenancies and helps build good relationships with neighbours and communities. The NST will work in conjunction with other relevant voluntary and statutory service providers to assist client’s reach full potential.|
(e.g. clinical staff, social workers, drug specialists etc)
|As we use case management approach we refer to other professional and statutory services.|
|Does your service use volunteers / peer educators etc.?||NO|
|Where do you offer service(s) from?
(e.g. base/location, outreach, community clinic, drop-in etc)
|Primarily home visiting service, but clients can come to the office or other appropriate meeting places|
|Service hours / days||Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 5.30pm
Friday 8.30 – 3.40pm
|Catchment area||City of Edinburgh|
(including any restrictions e.g. must be drug free / agree to...)
|Eligibility to access NST support
1. Nuisance, the behaviour of one or more people that causes alarm, annoyance, harassment, distress, disregard to an individuals rights and wellbeing. The client is in breach or potential breach of their tenancy obligations.
2. Capability, lack or absence of abilities, means resources, capacities, facilities, or aptitude.
3. Vulnerability, The presence of tendency towards susceptibility, weakness, helplessness, gullibility, liability, defencelessness.
|Funded by Supporting People|
(e.g. self or third party referral)
|Referrals taken from any statutory or voluntary service, also self referrals are accepted|
|Referral information required
(including e.g. anonymous access permitted / full identity disclosure required etc)
|Full identity disclosure required, find enclose a referral form|
(for service users)
Telephone: Anne Barrett NST/YPS Project Supervisor 0131 527 3871
Telephone (alternative): Helen Weekes NST/YPS Project Supervisor 0131 529 3582
(e.g. induction loop, disabled access, language support available etc)