What is the Supporting People scheme?
Supporting people is a Government Programme that helps people to live independent lives through housing related support services. It is a grant that, from April 2003, is paid directly to the organisation providing the housing related support service. Contact details are at the bottom of this page.
What are housing related support services?
These are services which develop or maintain an individual’s ability to live independently. For example, a support worker coming to your home to help you:
Services that do not count as housing related support services are those such as personal care where you may need help with bathing or administering medication.
Who can Supporting People help?
Older people who are frail
People with long-term illness
People with physical, sensory or learning disabilities
People with mental illness
Young people under 25 who are at risk
People fleeing domestic violence
Homeless people needing support
Vulnerable lone parents
Ex-prisoners or offenders
People who misuse drugs or alcohol
Homelessness Frequently Asked Questions
Homelessness Support Service
Supporting People Guidebook
The Supporting People Customer Charter
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Contact Names and Numbers
Supporting People Scheme
Supporting People Programme
Supporting People QAF results
Hampshire County Council Supporting People website
Fareham and Gosport Supported Housing Panel website
If you need emergency help outside of normal office hours (9 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday), for the following reasons:
Please call this number: 0800 028 0835 and ask for the emergency homeless service.