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South Gloucestershire Council Homelessness Strategy 2019-2024

Published: Monday 25 February 2019

South Gloucestershire Council is currently reviewing its Homelessness Strategy. The strategy sets out our priorities to prevent and tackle homelessness in the district.

We have identified a number of priorities and actions that we would like to include. Before we adopt our new strategy, we are keen to get your views on the strategy and whether you think we have got our priorities right.

To have your say, please click on the following link:
https://consultations.southglos.gov.uk/consult.ti/HS_19/consultationHome   

 


Ategi Shared Lives

Published: Wednesday 23 January 2019
Ategi Shared Lives

We are looking for people who have a spare bedroom and would like to get paid to care for somebody who needs support with daily living tasks. We provide free in house training and free DBS check.

If you think this could be for you, please call Ategi Shared Lives South Gloucestershire today on 0117 3321030 or email us on SLSSouthGlos@ategi.co.uk


Future Bright - Could you benefit from support to improve your career prospects?

Published: Friday 7 December 2018

 

Could you benefit from support to improve your career prospects, or do you know someone who would? 

Future Bright is a free service that’s helping people in paid work* to develop their skills, improve their job prospects and creating opportunities to progress their careers.

 

What is on offer?

Support: A dedicated Career Coach to boost your confidence

Advice: Practical help with accessing services

Skills: Access to training and development

 

your local Future Bright Team to arrange an initial, informal chat:

 

*To be eligible, participants need to be in work, aged 19 or over, and receiving one or more of these in-work benefits:- Working Tax Credit, Universal Credit, Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Child Tax Credit, Housing Benefit or Means-tested Council Tax Reduction.

 

Residents of Bristol and Bath and North East Somerset should visit the website www.futurebright.org.uk to find details for their local service.

 

The Future Bright programme is managed by the West of England Combined Authority and delivered locally by Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire councils.


Would you like to provide accommodation and support to vulnerable adults?

Published: Monday 4 June 2018

If so, you might be interested in the South Gloucestershire 'Shared Lives' scheme which offers a community based alternative to other forms of care for people who need support. Follow this link for more information, and have a look at the brochure in the downloads section for more details. 

http://www.southglos.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/care-for-adults/health-matters-and-disability/learningdifficulties/shared-lives-scheme/ 


New Retirement Village in Stoke Gifford Opening in Autumn 2018

Published: Thursday 26 April 2018

A pioneering 261-home retirement village is coming to Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, which will provide spacious homes, an inspirational lifestyle and care for those who need support to remain independent in later years.

For more information about the scheme, please read our information sheet.