Floating Support

About ‘Floating Support’

Our Floating Support Service is designed to help people who are experiencing mental health problems and are living in their own accommodation throughout Birmingham. The aim is that it will enable people to live as independently as possible, with access to housing-related support from staff whenever necessary. We give one-to-one support to each person, all designed around their individual needs, aims and ambitions. People using our service are allocated a Key Worker who they meet with on an appointment system. upport is available seven days a week to a maximum of 4 hours per week for up to 18 months. All support offered is service-user led. We offer housing related support to our service users. This can cover a variety of different areas, including: maintaining your tenancy; helping with developing daily living skills; supporting you to source accommodation; advice for how to keep your home safe and secure; help in dealing with benefits and paperwork; help with accessing community facilities, including the use of public transport; support in adopting a healthier lifestyle, including advice about healthy cooking; assistance in dealing with neighbourly dispute, and support to overcome isolation.

This service is part of the organisation called Birmingham Mind

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Birmingham Mind Suite One First Floor, Alma House Newtown Shopping Centre

Location Birmingham Mind Suite One First Floor, Alma House Newtown Shopping Centre, Suite One First Floor, Alma House Newtown Shopping Centre, Aston Birmingham, B19 2SS
Opening hours
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
8:00 am to 9:00 pm
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Birmingham Mind Suite One First Floor, Alma House Newtown Shopping Centre

Taking on new patients? Yes
Accessibilty Home visits
Costs Service is fully funded
Waiting time No more than 1 week
Treatment time No more than 8 weeks
Exclusion information People under 18

About me

Age 19yrs +
What's on your mind?
Difficult feelings
Anxiety disorder Bipolar Depression OCD Panic Disorder Social anxiety Stress
Relationship problems
Depression Social anxiety
Unusual experiences/psychosis
Schizophrenia

Who can benefit?

Groups
Young Adults
Adults
Severe and persistent mental illness
SPMI (Severe & Persistently Mentally Ill)

Where can I go?

Service type
Social and life skills support
Housing support
Place In the community Home visit