Learning Disabilities Floating Support, Home Group – Care and Support

Our Learning Disabilities Floating Support service provides tenancy support for people living in their own home who have an identified Learning Disability or difficulty.

  • Up to 35 spaces available across County Durham
  • Support for people aged 18 and over.
  • Short term support for up to two years.

Areas of support include:

  • budgeting
  • debt advice and benefits
  • help to understand your tenancy responsibilities
  • developing independent living skills
  • settling into your home and setting up utilities
  • advice on how to access other services in your local community
  • help to access training, education and employment opportunities

Parents with Learning Disabilities Floating Support

This service provides:

  • advice and guidance on parenting skills for people with learning disabilities
  • housing related support for parents with learning disabilities
  • support for the whole family
  • up to 15 spaces.
  • cover in East Durham and Derwentside
  • support for people aged 16 years and over

When is it on?

Time of day
Session information
Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Who to contact

Contact name
The Gateway
0191 332 4935
08000 731 837

Where to go

Home Group – Care and Support
Mercury House
Belmont Business Park
County Durham

Other details

Cost description
Referral required?
Referral and availability notes

Customer can self refer or be referred via the Gateway  0191 332 4935 or Freephone 08000 731 837

Age range
Over 18 years
Over 16 years for the parents service

Durham County Council's Families Information Service does not promote nor endorse the services advertised on this website. Anyone seeking to use/access such services does so at their own risk and may make all appropriate enquiries about fitness for purpose and suitability to meet their needs.
  • Homegroup

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Address: Mercury House  Belmont Business Park  Belmont  Durham  County Durham

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