Supporting People programme

Supporting People programme

A UK government programme for funding, planning and monitoring housing-related support services by staffing hostels for the homeless and providing support workers in group homes for people with learning disabilities. Its aim is to improve the quality and effectiveness of the support services at a local level. These services may be provided by sheltered housing wardens who help with clients’ daily needs, but do not provide personal care; Supporting People programmes help vulnerable people maintain independence or become more independent.
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Until 2009, the Governmentfunded Supporting People programme provided councils with ring-fenced funding for people struggling to live independently.
Although the 2018/19 budget shows a distinct budget line in the housing policy department for the Supporting People Programme at PS124.4m, this has disappeared in the budget for 2019/20.
A statement from the DSD last night said: "The NI Housing Executive administers the Supporting People Programme on behalf of the DSD.
During last week's draft budget announcement, the Welsh Government announced that the Supporting People programme is to be cut by 7.4% PS134.4m to PS124.4m in 2015/16.
She was previously housing caseworker with law firm Switalskis and has also worked in the fields of mental health, drug and alcohol dependency and homelessness as well as being a contract manager in the supporting people programme. Ms Senior has a BSc and also holds a university level Diploma in Health and Social Welfare.
Authorities need to look at the other sources of funding, including the Supporting People programme, which received PS6.5bn in this spending review."
"We thought 'Why can't we have one in Liverpool?'" With the help of Liverpool city council's Supporting People programme, a residential rehab centre became a reality, initially with a 12-bed house in Newsham Park.
As a result, the proposed budget for 2012/13 focuses on delivering modern, efficient services that make the best use of council taxpayers' money and includes: - investing almost pounds 3.5 billion in improving the lives of citizens through services identified as important; - not changing the eligibility criteria for adult social care, which means those with substantial and critical needs will continue to receive care; - reducing further savings from the Supporting People programme for the most vulnerable in the city from pounds 3.8 million to pounds 1.9 million; - not making a proposed further reduction of pounds 0.5 million to the Youth Service; and, - continuing to support important community events.
It is funded by the authority's Supporting People programme and run by the Salvation Army with support from charities Midland Heart and Trident Reach.
It is run by the Council's Housing Services department and funded through the Supporting People Programme.
The project forms part of Warwickshire County Council's Supporting People Programme and will be managed by Springfield Mind, of Stratford.
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