Soon to be ex-resident Robert is making preparations to move into his very own flat where he can be reunited with his daughter. Robert was in a car crash when he was 20, and now suffers from a lifelong disability that makes walking even short distances difficult. He was awarded
As a supported accommodation provider we work with external agencies to provide a huge variety of training sessions, activities, support groups, volunteering opportunities and courses which all work to enhance individual experience and promote personal development. As a condition of our residents’ tenancy, we expect them to engage with their
Loneliness Awareness Week is organised by The Marmalade Trust who aim “to find and support isolated people to reconnect with society and enjoy better lives”. The week-long campaign is relatively new and was first launched in 2017 as a bid to both raise awareness of loneliness as a National issue,
HARBOUR Firesafe is a new initiative by which our staff and residents can be trained in sprinkler system installation and maintenance. This training is incredibly valuable as it acts as a goal that can be worked towards, an avenue for personal fulfilment as well as a potential asset in the
A lot of people have heard about Cosgarne Hall, but that barely scratches the surface of what we do at Harbour Housing. A large part of our operation as a charity is our outreach work which offers support to people across the county at various stages of the housing process.
A team of our dedicated residents are helping to build an eco-friendly stage at this year’s Glastonbury festival. The initiative is being run by Keep Britain Tidy in partnership with the Orca Sound Project and encourages local organisations to help transform litter into something both beautiful and practical. We’re lucky
“I’d still be out there with my rucksack if I hadn’t come here.”
RESIDENTS at our properties benefit hugely from attending regular art sessions run by our talented volunteers. Participating in activities and training courses are an important part of the tenancy of our residents, and we have found them to produce really positive results in both engagement and wellbeing. Every Wednesday a
Today’s issue of the St Austell Voice featured a story on our new facility for women escaping violence.