What does it do?Visiting support to people aged 55 and older in Islington with aim of maintaining independent living and sustaining tenancy. Service available for up to two years. Clients are assessed and allocated named worker who provides support through system of support planning. Support provided in a number of areas such as income maximisation, welfare benefit claims, budgeting, access to services such as homecare, meals-on-wheels, occupational therapy etc. Support to maximise independent living by accessing community services. Waiting list sometimes operates due to demand, but all clients assessed and prioritised according to need
Who it is for: People aged 55 and older in need of housing related support, living in Hackney, Islington, Kensington & Chelsea, and Redbridge.
Where it is available:Local service covering: Hackney, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Redbridge (Greater London).
How to access or apply for it:
Address: 9 - 13 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ
Contact Name : Floating Support Service Manager
Phone : 020 7241 7924
Opening times: Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
Legal & financial, Casework, advocacy & support, Information & options appraisal, Financial advice (benefits), Housing options appraisal, Advocacy, Casework, Information, Signposting / gateway service
Info last updated:17/11/2010.