The Community Support Service is based on the main Plymouth Highbury Trust site at:
207 Outland Road
Our mission is to ensure that individuals with different abilities and support needs have the opportunity to live their lives to the full.
Our vision is to create an environment where everyone has equal access to the same rights and opportunities.
We are committed to the improving the lives of the individuals we support.
We achieve this through person-centred approaches, which place the individual at the centre of all activity.
The facilities, resources and services we provide are responsive, relevant and accessible to all individuals access them.
We aim to build a number of skill sets for our clients. These include:
Team work and Peer support
The Highbury Community Support Service can support you to:
Develop communication skills and social awareness
Develop and maintain meaningful relationships
Access public transport
Develop skills for independent living including: budgeting, shopping, planning, cooking and domestic skills
Access learning and volunteer opportunities
Take part in leisure activities
Increase community presence
Access local community facilities
Develop individual skills based programmes
We have capacity to support 90 full sessions a week.
We have two fully accessible minibuses for accessing community based activities and transport to and from the service.
Our Support team consists of trained and qualified Resource support workers, a Team Leader and a Service manager. We have full admin support and close links to PSL enabling services and advocacy services.
The service operates during weekdays between 9:30 and 3:30.
We support adults with additional needs who are aged 18 and over.
You can access our services if you receive a personal budget, direct payment or spot contract. You can also pay privately.
Placement costs are:
£22:00 per half day
£41:05 per day
For further information, please call;
Neil Ochiltree or Zuzana Mertinova on 01752 753711