Moving On Centre
The Moving On Centre will have up to ten one bedroom flats with shared lounge, kitchen and bathroom facilities in or near to central Redhill. It will be managed by the Salvation Army Redhill and staffed by volunteers from the other churches in the Redhill area. The manager will live on site. It will be dry accommodation where no drugs or alcohol can be consumed on or off the premises. A key worker will be assigned to each resident to support them as they rebuild their lives providing help to manage their finances and to enable them to move into their own accommodation and independent living. Daily life will involve house duties as part of communal living, and structured life-skills training. Residents will be encouraged to undertake training and voluntary work to prepare for being re-housed. The average length of stay will be three months.
A drop-in centre that will be open from 9:00am to 12.30pm, Monday – Saturday to serve food and hot drinks free of charge. Clients have access to a shower, laundry facilities and clothing. Housing and medical advice will be available. Employment, education and training advice will be available. A visiting guidance worker from Southern Addictions Advisory Service (SAdAS) will attend to help clients address their addictions.It is planned to offer activity sessions most afternoons as described in the Time For Change workshops. If a suitable building is found the Moving On Centre and the Day Centre may housed in the same location albeit functionally separate.
Tenancy Sustainment Team
It is planned to provide continuing support to former clients who have been re-housed. We will offer a tailored package of support unique to each client’s needs. Our aim is to provide continuity of care with designated support workers to help former clients adjust to life back in the community. The team will make regular home visits assist with budgeting and
arrangements for medical appointments. Monthly social events and outings for former clients will be arranged.
The Outreach Team will be the main point of referral for people requiring accommodation in night shelter. They will provide a daily clinic to give help and advice at day centre. Each week they will be involved in two street outreach sessions within the Redhill area. During the street outreach sessions they will contact rough sleepers and provide blankets, sleeping bags and advice on how to access appropriate services