Who is the Service For?
Homeless women aged 18 years plus and who have the desire to live independently. They will have faced a range of difficulities in their lives such as physical, sexual or emotional abuse, drugs/solvent misuse, mental health problems and some will have been in residental care.
What can it Provide?
Provides accoomodation within a safe environment and a level of support depending on individual needs. The service is for women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who may have a range of complex needs.
The service is designed to enable personal development and to empower women to take more control over their own lives. Support, guidance and assistance are provideded in all areas of homecare, budgeting and in developing confidence, assertiveness and other social skills.
Where is it Provided?
Our services are spread over several locations, all in Glasgow. The projects are located in the Govanhill, Partick, Govan, Tollcross and Pollockshields areas of the city.
How can I Request these Services?
Our services can be accessed by contacting the Project Manager directly for information, or by contacting the Social Work Department and requesting an assessment of needs. The Social Work Department will undertake an assessment to determine and establish suitability.
Is there a Charge?
There is a charge. The charge will vary from centre to centre. The Social Work Department will meet most of the cost and individuals are required to make a contribution. This will be fully explained by the Manager prior to a placement being offered.
How Long Will I Have to Wait?
This is dependent on various factors. For example the project may have no vacanices. If the project does have a vacancy then as soon as the social worker involved carries out the various assessments and you are happy to move into the project, then you can do so.