Housing Support

The Cedar Foundation is a 'Supporting People' accredited service provider and delivers Housing Support Services across a number of schemes. In some instances housing support is delivered in conjunction with care (see 'Supported Living') however at the schemes included within this category, only housing support is provided.

Service aims:

The Cedar Foundation Housing Support Service aims to provide adults who have disabilities with appropriate support in their own homes which enables client choice and participation. This contributes to independence in maintaining tenancies/ licences, good budgeting, enhanced self-esteem and living full and valued lives


The service does not provide personal care or emergency cover.

 

What Kind Of Housing Support Can I Receive?

A Support Worker is available for:

  • Benefits advice and information
  • Budget management support
  • Support to get involved with social/community networks and local facilities
  • Support to access information on other services
  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle
  • Advice on license/tenancy agreements, household and community safety
  • Household repairs, adaptations, maintenance and community safety

Funding

The Cedar Foundation is funded by the Supporting People Programme, which is administered by the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, to carry out the duties and supports listed above.

Housing Support is provided at Ulidia House Donegall Road, Belfast

 

Who Can Apply?

  • Adults, over 18 years old.
  • Those who meet the criteria for the service area e.g. Brain injury, physical disability, sensory disability etc.
  • All applicants must be registered with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive's Common Selection Scheme - Complex needs. (Where a specialist scheme is considered appropriate, applicants will be placed on a separate, non-pointed waiting list.)

For further information on any aspect of Housing Support Services contact:

Call: 028 9046 1834
Email: fs@cedar-foundation.org

Louise Campbell - Manager