Heather Court provides supported accommodation for single young people aged 16 to 25 who are in housing need and require support to acquire the skills to live independently.
The scheme consists of 15 one bedroom flats. All the flats are fully furnished with access to a communal lounge. Each resident has a dedicated support worker.
It is a condition of residency that residents sign up to and participate in a support plan and engage in accessing education, training or employment.
Support at Heather Court
Heather Court offers a range of support through an individually tailored support plan to meet individual needs as the young people move towards social and economic independence. Some examples of support provided:
- Advocacy and advice on welfare benefits and housing benefit.
- Budgeting and maximising income
- Independent living and tenancy management skills
- Health and wellbeing issues
- Access to education, training and employment
- Life skills such as cooking skills, healthy eating, cleaning/flat
- Motivational and Confidence building skills
- Move on and resettlement
Referrals are accepted from Havering Council, Social Care and other agencies.
All young people are interviewed by a member of Heather Court staff before they are offered a property. Each young person is presented to a referral panel consisting of representatives from Havering Council, Commissioning Services, Family Mosaic, Social Care and Heather Court. It is the decision of the panel to either accept or decline the young person for accommodation and support.
Our Foyers were already members of the Foyer Federation but in May 2016 we were delighted to confirm that the foyer Team were successful in achieving The Foyer Federation 's Status Mark which indicates that the focus, approach and relationship aspects of the service provided by Swan meets the high standards set by the Foyer Federation
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