Help through Crisis

#What is it?
12 week programme of wrap-around advice, support and advocacy for people in Newham.

#We help people who:
- Are facing a crisis or financial hardship
- Need advice to resolve their problems, such as money issues or housing, and help to access and navigate services
- May be experiencing complex issues such as domestic abuse, physical or mental health challenges or social isolation
- Would struggle to act on the advice provided without extra support



#Our social work team can help with the following:

- Support from a dedicated crisis navigator who will work with you to develop solutions to the issues you are facing
- Provide vouchers for the Trussell Trust foodbanks and signpost to other smaller local food banks
- Provide emergency shopping vouchers
- Provide information about local support groups
- Provide regular emotional support
- Identify support needs and make necessary referrals to in-house services and external agencies
- Training and in-house volunteering opportunities to enhance skills and self-confidence
- Access to peer support groups to build resilience and social networks
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Losing weight
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Service access criteria: Must be in Newham
Key words - separate with a comma: Crisis support
Is this service available nationally?:
Yes
No

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