Homeless prevention providers are becoming a member of collectively to work on a brand new scheme to assist stop homelessness in younger individuals throughout Larger Manchester.
Gateway are a supplier of assorted homelessness prevention providers throughout the North West and are a part of The Calico Group they usually have been commissioned to work on a homelessness prevention scheme for younger individuals.
The scheme shall be often called The Younger Particular person’s Homeless Prevention Pathfinder commissioned by The Larger Manchester Mixed Authority and delivered by a newly established partnership Larger Manchester Higher Outcomes Partnership (GMBOP).
It’s set to run for an preliminary three years and can work with younger individuals to stop homelessness for these with imminent and long-term dangers.
Gateway is skilled in offering assist and coaching to homeless and weak people who find themselves able to make constructive adjustments.
They are going to be supporting the undertaking by using a staff of development coaches who will use personalised plans to assist younger individuals establish their particular person targets and values.
Together with guaranteeing the younger individuals are in steady lodging, the staff can even help younger individuals in reaching their targets in lodging, monetary stability, significant actions, and assist networks.
It additionally goals to enhance people’ confidence and resilience while supporting them to maintain an present tenancy or transfer into new lodging.
Gateway will work with 18 to 35-year-olds within the North West with a selected emphasis on below 25s throughout Stockport, Bury, Trafford and Tameside.
Different companions embrace homeless charities Depaul, The Brick and Early Break who will work throughout the opposite six Larger Manchester Boroughs.
By means of this shut collaboration with Native Authority Housing Groups, and establishing referral pathways instantly with group organisations, they’ll be sure that the service is reaching younger individuals on the earliest stage attainable, the place there’s a real probability of stopping homelessness.
Homelessness and prevention providers lead at Gateway, Kate Cunliffe, mentioned: “We’re extraordinarily proud to be a part of this thrilling undertaking as an extension of the work we do throughout the North West to scale back homelessness.
“Discovering and listening to individuals on the early levels of points beginning to escalate is the place you’ll be able to actually assist somebody to seek out the best path and forestall them from hitting disaster which may be so damaging.”
GMBOP programme supervisor Rachel O’Connor mentioned: “This undertaking is all about attempting to help younger individuals earlier than their state of affairs turns into worse they usually discover themselves on the road or with out lodging. Our coaches stroll alongside younger individuals and assist them navigate a few of the systemic obstacles they might encounter.”