We offer support services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Our services are developed in line with the Scottish Government’s ending Ending Homelessness Together and in line with Local Council’s Homelessness Strategies. Our person-centred approach focuses on early intervention and prevention, providing access to the right information and services at the right time. We encourage you to live an independent and fulfilled life in your local community.
We know that peoples’ desired outcomes change over time, and support needs do not always reduce linearly.
We react, adapt and adjust as people’s lives change.
We’ll start by agreeing a support plan that is unique to you and brings consistency to your support.
Whilst each person’s support is unique, there are common themes around which people seek support to bring some consistency and stability to their lives:
- Home building, such as sourcing furniture, understanding tenancy responsibilities, and door management
- Improving finances and controlling debts, including budgeting, income maximisation and access to welfare support
- Improving physical and mental health and wellbeing
- Building positive neighbourly relationships
- Planning for the future, including increasing circles of support and seeking sustainable employment
- Building resilience and developing self-help skills
At Carr Gomm, we aim to support each person to develop new skills, enabling them to manage their own lives and home environment, increasing their self-esteem, skill base and well-being.
We achieve this by identifying goals with each person and adopting a “do with” method rather than “do for”; workers model a task or undertake tasks alongside the person, enabling them to learn how to do things safely and independently.
We are tenacious and do not give up on people.
Our specially trained practitioners have considerable experience and skills in developing strong support relationships, breaking down barriers and positively persisting with people to ensure they are informed, engaged and active citizens in their homes and community.
For further information or to discuss support options, contact us online or on 0300 666 3030