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Floating Housing Support – Delivered by • Turning Point Scotland • Simon Communities • Churches Action for the Homeless

Last updated: 12th July 2024

Type of service:

Voluntary

Aim/Purpose:

Floating Housing Support Service is an outcomes focused service, working with individuals for a period of 6-9 months to enable them to develop the skills to independently maintain and sustain a tenancy and prevent repeated homelessness. The service provides person-centred, wrap around support, working in a trauma-informed way. Workers build relationships with the people, walk alongside to assist them to sustain their tenancy avoiding homelessness.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Self-referral

The service will work with any individual with their own tenancy or moving into their own tenancy (regardless of tenure – social landlord, private let, owner occupier etc). Referrals can be made by anyone – these are submitted to a central point within PKC and allocated to a provider within the area. Referral forms can be found at https://www.pkc.gov.uk/article/20913/Floating-housing-support this also holds referral criteria and email address for referral form to be submitted too.

Further Information:

www.simonscotland.org

www.cath-org.co.uk

Jodie Gordon Turning Point Scotland Housing and Support Services 3 Grosvenor House Shore Road Perth PH2 8BD Tel: 01738 637268 PerthFHSAdmin@turningpointscotland.com Tracy Orr Simon Community Scotland Community-based throughout Perth centre & North Tel: 07572138150 hello@simonscotland.org Alisa Artiukh Head of Operation and Development CHURCHES ACTION FOR THE HOMELESS 188-190 High Street Perth PH1 5PA a.artiukh@cath-org.co.uk