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DISC Floating Support - Stockton

DISC Floating Support - Stockton

Some people require support to help them live independently, to settle into stable accommodation or simply to maintain their current situation in their daily lives after or whilst recovering from substance abuse. Support can be provided in the client's own home around the following:

Accessing specialist service including legal advice and health
Resettlement into your home such as moving into the property, connection of utilities and accessing furniture
Neighbourhood disputes and harassment
Participation in the local community
Knowledge of rights and responsibilities as a tenant
Assistance with benefit and grant applications, correspondence and completing forms
Help to liaise with other relevant organisations and local authorities
Advice and practical help to develop independent living skills such as skills training or counselling to increase confidence
Advice on developing skills to obtain work and training opportunities
Improving budgeting skills and assistance with debt problems
Out of hours emergency help

Floating support does not include:

Meal preparation and regular assistance to cook meals
Personal hygiene such as using the toilet, washing, bathing, shaving
Shopping or accompanying on shopping trips on a regular basis
Specialist counselling
Undertaking repairs and home improvement
Accommodation

Who to contact

Contact Position
julie.baker@disc-vol.org.uk
Telephone
Stockton Office: 01642 607028
General Enquiries: 01642 211255
Head Office: 01388 424450
Fax: 01388 420728
E-mail
DISC
Website
DISC

Where to go

Name
DISC
Address
Newham House,
96-98 Borough Road,
Middlesbrough,
Postcode
TS1 2HJ

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Thursday 08:45 to 16:45, Friday 08:45 to 16:15

Other Details

Costs

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