Mental Health Crisis Sanctuaries Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries are delivered through a partnership of Framework, Harmless, Turning Point and Mind, to collectively support the communities of Nottinghamshire. They provide support for anyone who is experiencing a mental health crisis.

Each Crisis Sanctuary will have trained Crisis Intervention Workers who will provide recovery focused mental health support in a trusted and consistent space.

Further information can be found by contacting Jane Osbaldiston Crisis Sanctuary Partnership Lead – 07305 070435

The crisis sanctuaries are based in seven locations across Nottinghamshire. Click here for more contact details or scan the QR code below.

Rail to Refuge

Free train travel for those fleeing domestic abuse.

Rail to Refuge is a joint initiative between rail companies and Women’s Aid in which train operators cover the cost of train tickets for women, men and children escaping domestic abuse travelling to refuge accommodation.

How does the scheme work?

  1. A survivor reaches out for support from a domestic abuse service which is a member of Women’s Aid, Welsh Women’s Aid, Scottish Women’s Aid or Imkaan (including Respect’s Men’s Advice Line)
  2. If appropriate, the survivor will be referred to a refuge and will be informed once a refuge vacancy has been confirmed.
  3. The refuge books a free train ticket for the survivor
  4. The refuge can send the ticket and collection details to the survivor via a mobile phone. The survivor can then either use an e-ticket sent to their mobile phone or pick the ticket up from the station using any debit or credit card; they can travel like normal, without having to declare the ticket was free or that they are fleeing from domestic abuse.

Remember, help for those experiencing domestic abuse is provided locally by Broxtowe Women’s Project.

VacancyPublic & Patient Engagement Officer Broxtowe and Rushcliffe

Rushcliffe Community & Voluntary Service are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and innovative individual with excellent organisational and communication skills to deliver meaningful and effective patient and public engagement. The post is for 24 hours per week, £21,790 per annum pro-rata. Actual salary £14,134.

Housing Insecurity

During the COVID crisis Citizens Advice Broxtowe have experienced continuous demand for its housing and homeless prevention services that work in partnership with Broxtowe Borough Council. Last month we reported on the lifting of the eviction ban and it is expected that most forms of COVID related financial support to individuals will come to an end in September. The housing advice data from our previous 12 months is as follows:

If you are facing problems with your housing insecurity remember to keep in contact with your landlord or mortgage lender and try to resolve matters amicably. At the same time seek advice at an early stage, don’t let debts or problems with your property, such as environmental issues get worse. Contact our team who can provide advice that will help you to resolve problems. Our contact information is here.

COVID Passport Scam

There have been reports of people receiving a scam email pretending to be from the NHS. The email invites people to apply for a ‘Digital Coronavirus Passport’ via a link. The link takes victims to a fake site that requests payment for the service, and collects both personal and financial details. Victims of scams in Nottinghamshire are encouraged to contact their local Community Point and help identifying if something is a scam can be found on the Citizens Advice website.

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