Supporting People

Frequently Asked Questions for this Service

Question: What is Supporting People?

Answer: Supporting People is a service for vulnerable people in the community who need help with claiming benefits, avoiding eviction, budgeting, developing life skills and dealing with neighbour disputes. This is done together with local housing authorities, probation, health, registered social landlords and the voluntary and private sectors. The Supporting People team have the job of checking the organisations that provide support on the Island. They manage the provider's contracts, control the funding and pay them and collect information for the government about the programme. - Related Link

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Question: Who can Supporting People help?

Answer: People who are vulnerable may be able to get housing related support including homeless people or those at risk of homelessness.

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