Bayswater Court is a multi-storey block ( 90 flats within), with a room we call “ The Pop In”, we have functions, games, crafts, run tombola’s, raffles anything to help raise our funds. We are 4 volunteers, our aim is to get the people ( majority over 60 ) out of there flats and into something to keep them motivated in there retired age. Our biggest project at the moment is to get our 496 sq mtr communal garden in use for them to do outdoor activities.
Resident led volunteer befriending service working with landlords, health agencies, community groups and police to identify and engage with socially isolated residents on the Thornton estate and provide befriending support
Individuals are matched with a Volunteer Mentor, to support and enable individuals to independently engage with and work towards goals to gain independence in their community. The support offered is extra support on top of the services working in Hull to combat existing homelessness. Goal setting, confidence building, assisting with tasks such as housing applications, attending appointments and battling isolation are a few of the tasks our Volunteer Mentors take on to support Mentees.
Supporting community groups and other organisations across the city that have an interest in community safety
Formerly known as HERIB (Hull and East Riding Institute for the Blind), this is a support service for people with visual impairment inclusive of other needs (hearing impairment, brain injury, stroke, autism, leaning disabilities) Provides opportunities for social interaction, including transport if need be. Accommodation for those with low level support needs 22 x 1 bedroom flats, 1 x 3 bedroom flat
Providing social housing and related support
Support aged, disabled, vulnerable people to stay in their own homes