Wrexham Supporting People Programme

Last updated: March 6, 2017

About Wrexham Supporting People Programme

Supporting People commissions housing related support services to help those who need extra support to live independently and avoid the risk of becoming homeless.

The Supporting People programme in Wrexham funds more than 40 housing support schemes which can include supported housing, temporary emergency accommodation and hostels, and also floating support which is help for you in your own home.

Supporting People works with many different organisations that can help you depending on your situation.  They can help you if you:

  • Are a woman or man experiencing domestic abuse
  • Are a family with support needs
  • Have a chronic illness including HIV/Aids
  • Have a physical or sensory disability
  • Have mental health issues
  • Are alcohol dependent
  • Have substance misuse issues
  • Have a criminal offending history
  • Are a young person (aged 16-24) with support needs
  • In need of tenancy support services
  • You are over 55 with support needs
  • Need an alarm service

Here is a  contact list of housing support organisations that can help you depending on your  situation.

For more detailed information you can download Wrexham’s Supporting People Directory. You can use the directory to contact services directly or contact the Gateway Officer by emailing housingoptionsgateway@wrexham.gov.uk if you need further information or want to apply for a Supporting People funded service.

Who is this for?

The Supporting People Programme commissions a range of housing-related support services that can help you if you are over 16 and at risk of becoming homeless, or you need some support to enable you to become independent in your own home.

Supporting People services do not include domestic, personal or health care.  If you need a service that is not eligible for Supporting People, there may be other services that are available to you. Please contact Wrexham FIS to find out.

Works with

Housing related support / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Domestic Abuse / Offending / Substance misuse /Alcohol misuse / Mental health / Other groups as above

Wrexham Supporting People Programme

supportingpeople@wrexham.gov.uk

Contact Centre
Wrexham County Borough Council
16 Lord Street
Wrexham
LL11 1LG

Office Hours

Monday:
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Other Wrexham Services


Wrexham Family Information Service

Childcare / Information / Money / Parenting / Things To Do

Wrexham Family Information Service provides free information, support and guidance on all aspects of childcare, children and young people’s services.

Wrexham Flying Start

Childcare / Health and Well-being / Parenting Support / Speech, Language and Communication Support / Portage

Flying Start is the Welsh Government targeted Early Years programme for families with children under 4 years of age in certain areas of Wales.

Wrexham Families First

Employment / Disability / Early Years / Health / Education / Emotional & Mental Health

Families First in Wrexham supports families, particularly those on low incomes, with a clear emphasis on prevention and early intervention. Many agencies work together to help the whole family.

Wrexham Supporting People Programme

Housing related support / Disability / Health and Well-being / Homelessness / Domestic Abuse / Offending / Substance misuse /Alcohol misuse / Mental health / Other groups as above

Supporting People commissions housing related support services to help those who need extra support to live independently and avoid the risk of becoming homeless.