Oxfordshire Mind provides supported housing—Transitional Housing Recovery Service—in Oxford City, Cherwell, West and South Oxfordshire District Councils. The service is for persons who suffer severe and enduring mental ill health (clusters 4-17) and who are not able to live independently. The organisation has a total of 94 units of accommodation, with 48 located in the City. Accommodation is provided in various settings including large and small shared houses and self-contained flats. The aims of the service are to:
- Promote quality of life, independence and social inclusion
- Achieve personal recovery and empowerment
- Prevent homelessness and events leading to homelessness
- Reduce admission to hospital and the likelihood of admission to hospital
- Improve physical health and well-being for people with mental health issues
Oxfordshire Mind is part of the Oxford Mental Health Partnership
Key functions & activities offered
- Support provided promotes recovery with the aim of helping people move to independent accommodation within 2 years.
- Staff available 9am-5pm
- On-call service out of hours for emergencies.
- Staff offices are located in 9 of the accommodation projects across Oxfordshire