Rutland Access Partnership
What is Rutland Access Partnership?
Rutland Access Partnership (RAP) is a partnership between The Bridge, Citizens Advice Rutland and Spire Homes. RAP are delivering the Community Wellness Services on behalf of Rutland County Council. The Community Wellness Service will help Rutland citizens to improve their personal health and wellbeing and contribute to the collective welfare and prosperity of the community.
The Bridge provides long-term support, information, advice, guidance and signposting to support individuals to develop the skills necessary for achieving and/or sustaining personal resilience and independent living. Support will help people to manage issues, such as, homelessness, substance misuse, healthy lifestyles and money management.
For more information on the services that RAP provides, please click here.
Who is the service for?
This service is for anyone over the age of 16 who has a support need. We can work with people regardless of whether they live in a council tenancy, a housing association, a private tenancy or even those who own their own home.
We are able support those that need help to move into and set up a new home, those who are currently in temporary accommodation waiting for permanent housing, those who are fleeing violence and those who are experiencing difficulties to live independently due to issues, such as, substance misuse, mental health, budgeting or money management.
What can we help with?
Our Support Workers can support people with:
- Housing Options
- Managing household bills
- Benefit applications
- Social isolation
- Physical health
- Mental health
- Healthy eating
- Substance/alcohol misuse
- Setting up a new tenancy
- Accessing training, work or education
- Accessing childcare
- Accessing community groups
How to access the service:
Agency and self-referrals can be made by completing an online referral form at www.rutlandrap.org.uk