If you are disabled and or have a mental health condition, you may be struggling with housing or benefits issues. Pathways puts you on the right path with information, advice and advocacy, including professional representation at appeals and tribunals.
If you are starting to think about getting help for your daily life, but are not eligible for financial help from the Council, you may be struggling to know where to start? Let us help!
Advice for Independent Living can take the worry, headache and unnecessary cost out of researching and securing the right support.
Do you need support in your daily life? Would you like to choose who comes in to your home? Then employing a Personal (care) Assistant could make all the difference. We can help you to find the right person to meet your needs.
Do you have a child/young person with additional needs? Do you feel under pressure? Would you like to talk to someone independent in confidence? Family Matters is here for you. We can help you to get what you need to support your family.
Do you have a child or young person with additional needs? Are you new to Richmond or transferring from a Statement to an Education, Health & Care Plan? We can support you through the process - helping you to get what you need for your child.
Do you need some respite or extra support caring for your young person with a disability or additional needs? Would your young person benefit from having someone take them out into the community to participate in groups or activities? We may be able to help!
Pooling budgets can be a great way to get more out of your social care budget. You might share the cost of a Personal Assistant to help you and your friends get out and about, or club your money together to pay for activities. Pooling can help to make your money go further.