Independent Living Hub

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What's available from the Hub

The Independent Living Hub is led by the people using the service & is based on promoting equality, independence, choice & control. Find out more about Hub sessions to support you to be more independent.

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Support to get out and about

The Hub provides a range of support to get out and about and maintain your independence including Outreach support, Community Transport and travel training.

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Breaks to support carers and families

‘A carer is anyone, including children and adults who looks after a family member, partner or friend who needs help because of their illness, frailty, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction and cannot cope without their support.'

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Accessibility

The Hub is designed with accessibility in mind. The premises at West Crescent, have been fully adapted to ensure you can be as independent as possible while you are visiting.

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Mentoring for Independence

Supports young people, aged between 13 and 25 years old, to learn Independent Living Skills, through the transition of being a child, to becoming a young adult.

The Independent Living Hub is led by the people using the service and is based on promoting equality, independence, choice and control.

 

The Independent Living Hub:

  • Provides support staff, volunteers, accessible  premises, including kitchen, equipment and resources such as computers.
  • Supports young people and adults to work at their own pace to devise Personal Outcomes; setting goals which include access to education, training, leisure, voluntary work and employment.
  • Provides courses including Life Skills, Confidence Building, Disability Equality and Personalisation and Independent Living Skills, such as cooking, budgeting and travel training.
  • Offers emotional, peer support, social opportunities and community involvement.
  • Offers outreach opportunities, including one to one support to access the community, for example, meeting new people, shopping or leisure activities.

 

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How you can support us

As a local organisation we very much rely on the support of our local community, and continue to support people flexibly to have greater choice and control and remove the barriers that disabled people and children experience in their everyday lives. We support over 2,000 people every year.  But we need your help.

Click here to find out how you can support us

 
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