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Connection Support - Homeless Support Service

Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Provides shelter Provides shelter
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Provides guidance Provides guidance
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Doesn't provide new skill learning Doesn't provide new skill learning
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Accepts time Accepts time
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Accepts things Accepts things
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service: Accepts money Accepts money

Contact Details

Connection Support - Homeless Support Service Address: 213 Barns Road, Cowley, Oxford - OX4 3UT
213 Barns Road, Cowley, Oxford
OX4 3UT
Connection Support - Homeless Support Service Phone Number: 01865 711267
01865 711267

Service Type

Supported accommodation – move-on housing

Funding Status

Funded by Cherwell District Council, West Oxfordshire District Council, Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council

Operating Hours

9am - 5pm Mon - Fri

Eligibility & Referral

Access via verification and assessment through the Rough Sleeper Outreach team

Service Description

Connection Support’s Homeless Support service provides accommodation and support to single homeless people over the age of 18.

There are 50 rooms in a mixture of shared houses in Oxford, Witney and Banbury in which support can be provided for up to 6 months to build skills and move to more long-term independent living.

 

Key functions & activities offered

This service is designed to help people to:

  • Develop goals and aspirations, providing training and coaching in one or more areas of independence
  • Help people learn to manage money and pay bills
  • Feel listened to and to people decide how to deal with problems
  • Feel supported in dealing with any drug or alcohol issues
  • Understand their rights and responsibilities
  • Jointly devise a structured programme of daytime activities including getting in touch with community groups and facilities
  • Plan for move on – supporting people to actively seek alternative accommodation

The team meet with clients regularly to discuss progress of plans and work through any blocks to achieving goals and aspirations.