Connection Support - Rough Sleeper Outreach Service
Rough sleeper outreach and verification
Funded by Cherwell District Council, West Oxfordshire District Council, South Oxfordshire District Council and Vale of White Horse District Council
Eligibility & Referral
This service provides support and verification for those rough sleeping in Cherwell, West Oxfordshire, and South and Vale district areas
Connection Support Rough Sleeper Outreach Service supports people who are sleeping rough by helping them find more settled accommodation, access health and mental health services and drug and alcohol support services and receive the benefits they are entitled to.
Connection Support is part of the Oxford Mental Health Partnership.
As an organisation Connection Support offer volunteering roles that support the provision of their services. To find out how to apply to volunteer, please click on the following link: Connection Support volunteering opportunities
Key functions & activities offered
The Connection Support Rough Sleeper Outreach team:
- Provide a rapid response to those who are rough sleeping.
- Support people who do not having existing connections in Oxfordshire to be linked back to their local areas services.
- Help local people to get into homeless accommodation in Oxfordshire.
- Provide support to enable rough sleepers to build a better future beyond street life.