Presentation on theme: "EXETER SHILHAY COMMUNITY OPEN DAY 2012. Exeter Shilhay Community - 1971 “The Association is established for the relief of poverty of persons who by reason."— Presentation transcript:
Exeter Shilhay Community - 1971 “The Association is established for the relief of poverty of persons who by reason of mental or physical infirmity are unable to fulfil their duties as citizens or their obligations to their employers”
Shilhay Community Nowadays our Mission is….. “To help people who are homeless or vulnerably housed to access accommodation, health and vocational services in order to improve their quality of life”.
Shilhay Services 2012 Street Homeless Outreach Team Gabriel House Resettlement Hostel Community Resettlement Projects –62 Howell Road –Mount Pleasant houses Education, Training & Employment
SHOT works (!) Twice weekly Outreach support service Twice weekly Drop-in support sessions Six-weekly Hotspots Communication – partners, community Prevention – hospital, prison, police Assessment Referral Advocacy (e.g. housing)
Local Rough Sleeping In the last twelve months SHOT has worked with 349 people in housing crisis of whom: 81 were found rough sleeping in Exeter 107 were supported to retain their housing 134 people were helped to access housing but 29 people found rough sleeping -Nov 2011
SHOT going forward Continue core services! No Second Night Out - Exeter Devon & Cornwall Rough Sleepers Ptrshp –Outreach support in East Devon –Individual budgets Exeter HUB services
Moving on with MOP Occupational assessments Referrals to existing community services Volunteering opportunities Construction & Trades Training Certificates & Qualifications Maintenance & Decorating opportunities
Shilhay going forward Maintain core services to…. Minimise Rough Sleeping Maximise Independent Living Skills Develop Housing where needed Increase Training & Employment opportunities
Shilhay Community Nowadays our Mission is….. “To help people who are rough sleeping or street homeless to access and sustain accommodation and vocational services in order to improve their quality of life”.