The Somerset Positive Lives supported housing service provides 20 units of supported accommodation for offenders. The service supports those offenders deemed as being at high risk of re-offending and works in partnership with Probation, Police, Local Authorities, Mental Health, substance misuse treatment and other community partnership agencies.
What can you expect?
- Either a 1 bed flat or supported housing in a shared house – you will have your own bedroom and share a kitchen and bathroom with up to 3 other people
- A dedicated keyworker, who will spend time with you to put a plan together to agree the goals you need to achieve to avoid going back to prison
- 3 months of transitional housing support upon move on and a focus on developing independent living skills
The service is funded through Somerset County Council and the Office of the Avon and Somerset Police & Crime Commissioner.