The Central Support Team offer

Family Support:

  • One to one support/Programmes to work with you to deal with issues affecting you or your family, including advice and information about your rights and entitlements, supports and techniques on parenting styles and dealing with children’s behaviour, personal development and confidence building,
  • Crisis Intervention in relation to homelessness, addiction, crime, crisis pregnancy, domestic violence, illness, loss, bereavement, mental health,
  • Advocacy and referrals where, with your permission, I can contact other services and professionals to support and work with you to get your voice heard and your point of view across,

Counselling Support:

  • A Safe Space to talk about personal issues, to feel really listened to in a respectful and non-judgemental manner.
  • Support with managing stress, anxiety, loss or bereavement. Helping you deal with relationship problems, and expressing difficult feelings such as anger, fear, etc. in a non-threatening supportive environment.
  • Personal Development building self-esteem, self-confidence and assertiveness,
  • Encouragement exploring all options, finding realistic solutions and empowering you to make positive changes in your life,

Community Development Outreach Support:

  • Support to support the local community to access the Daughters of Charity Community Services and to connect service users and local community groups,
  • Information to provide information and supports in relation to rights and entitlements,
  • Community Development to build relationships with local schools, parents of the pupils and to network with key people in the area. To set up the Stepping Up Programme with the Early Year’s Service,
  • Advocacy to provide an advocacy service for local residents and service users,

Education and Employment Support:

  • Career Assessment deciding on a suitable job or career,
  • Support and Information on jobs, careers, education and training,
  • Career Guidance exploring interests, skills, strengths and matching to suitable employment or training,
  • Career Coaching help in setting and achieving realistic career goals, developing career paths or progression plans,