Neath Port Talbot Supporting People Programme

Last updated: March 6, 2017

About Neath Port Talbot Supporting People Programme

The Supporting People programme provides housing-related support to help people in Wales to live as independently as possible.

The programme supports more than 56,000 people each year to live in their own homes, 44,000 of these are older people. We also support people with learning disabilities, households fleeing domestic violence, people threatened with or recovering from homelessness, mental and emotional health needs and substance misuse issues.

Support Staff will enable and assist service users with the following housing-related support activities (not full list);

  • Needs assessment and support planning
  • Understanding and help with complying with the terms of a tenancy/ mortgage
  • Assistance with acquiring, developing and maintaining life skills and links with the community
  • Identifying and applying for appropriate benefit entitlements
  • Maintaining the safety of the accommodation and advice on the security of the home and arranging repairs
  • Support to pay bills, arranging direct debits and assistance with budgeting and financial issues

 

Who is this for?

You can be referred through an organisation or access support directly.

If you’re not eligible for the Supporting People Programme, there may be other services available to you.

Please contact Neath Port Talbot FIS to find out more.

Works with

Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing

Neath Port Talbot Supporting People Programme

01639 686868

supportingpeople@npt.gov.uk

Supporting People Team
First Floor
Civic Centre
Neath
SA11 3QZ

Office Hours

Monday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:
9:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed

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Neath Port Talbot Supporting People Programme

Additional Needs / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Housing

The Supporting People programme provides housing-related support to help people in Wales to live as independently as possible.