Shipshape Community Hub
The Community Hub is a point of call for local residents who are vulnerable, isolated and at risk to call in and get the support they need. This includes people who are struggling with their Mental Health, at risk of Suicide, BAMER Community, Domestic Abuse victims, people living with Dementia & their Carers.
ShipShape’s Community Hub has been in touch and supported over 2000 people who have needed support, emotional, mental, wellbeing, health, medical, social, and financial support.
o Support with PIP and other benefit forms. Sorting out travel passes, asylum claims, community mediation with police and housing issues.
• Working with GP practices to put in support plans for the most vulnerable clients who became more vulnerable during the pandemic. I.e diabetes, suicidal victims, mental health and resilience during the pandemic.
• Engaging with communities in different community language and going through the government guidelines and explaining how large households adapt them in their households - social distancing, hand washing, wearing face masks and understanding signs and symptoms.
• Arranging social distancing outdoor activity – exercise session, wellbeing walks/doorstep conversations and activity packs for young people/children
• Supporting the local Sharrow testing site and engaging with communities.