BHT Sussex is the new provider of floating support services in East Sussex

East Sussex County Council, working with partners in the Local Housing Authorities has selected BHT Sussex as the new provider of the Floating Support Service in the County after a full competitive tendering exercise.  We will take on the role of strategic partner to deliver the service from 23rd November 2021. The new contract combines existing support contracts for working age and older adults into a single countywide service.  The contract is expected to run for five years with the potential for a further five-year extension.  The contract is valued at around £3.8 million per year. Nikki Homewood, Director of … Read more

New report released on developing staff support

Fulfilling Lives have collaborated with Stopover, a Brighton-based service supporting young women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness , to evaluate the impact of staff support initiatives. They wanted to explore the ways in which accommodation- based services could strengthen service delivery through the use of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) and Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE). Stopover’s client base includes individuals with multiple and complex needs (‘MCN’). Client facing roles with clients who have MCN are recognised as being particularly challenging, and in need of multiple forms of workplace support. As such the project is on a journey to … Read more

Fulfilling Lives launches #seethefullpicture campaign

Fulfilling Lives has launched a national campaign which aims to reduce stigma by increasing awareness and understanding of multiple and complex needs amongst the general public. An annual ‘Multiple Disadvantage Day’ is on 3rd July, with 2019’s campaign for change being the first step in providing a national voice for the work of the Fulfilling Lives Programme, which is funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. This year’s campaign, ‘See the Full Picture’, will focus on 11 case studies exploring the different experiences of those accessing the programme, and why they came to access services. Through telling the full story … Read more

Learning Events take place in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings

The Fulfilling Lives South East partnership held successful and insightful learning days in each of its project areas of Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings. The Brighton Learning event took place on 1 March with more than 60 attendees, with the theme of systems change and meaningful involvement. There was good collaboration between the partners and community groups who helped to deliver the day, which included the Mayday Trust, We Are Not Saints musicians, and Friends and Family of Travellers. The feedback from partners showed that people felt very welcomed and as a result they felt more able to engage in debates … Read more

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