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How to apply for accommodation

At SLS, we are dedicated to providing high-quality care and housing for individuals with mental health issues, learning disabilities, autism, and other complex support needs. Our goal is to create a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive. Here’s how you can apply for supported accommodation with us:

Step 1: Initial Enquiry

To begin the application process, you can contact us in several ways:

Our team will be happy to answer any questions you have and provide initial information about our services.

Step 2: Assessment of Needs

Once we receive your enquiry, we will schedule an initial assessment to understand your specific needs and requirements. This assessment may be conducted in person or via video call, depending on your preference and convenience.

Step 3: Referral Process

We accept referrals from various sources, including:

  • Self-referral: You or your family member can refer directly to us.
  • Local Authorities: Social services or your local council can make a referral.
  • Healthcare Professionals: Your GP, psychiatrist, or other healthcare professionals can refer you to our services.

Step 4: Application Form

If you meet our eligibility criteria, we will ask you to complete an application form. This form will help us gather more detailed information about your background, support needs, and personal preferences.

Step 5: Personalised Support Plan

After reviewing your application, our team will work with you to create a personalised support plan. This plan will outline the type of accommodation and support services that best suit your needs, ensuring a tailored approach to your care.

Step 6: Viewing Accommodation

We believe it’s important for you to feel comfortable in your new home. We will arrange for you to visit our supported accommodation options so you can see firsthand the living arrangements and meet our staff.

Step 7: Finalising Your Move

Once you have chosen your preferred accommodation, we will finalise the details of your move. Our team will assist you with the transition, ensuring a smooth and supportive process.

Step 8: Settling In

After moving in, our dedicated support staff will be on hand to help you settle into your new home. We will provide continuous support and regularly review your personalised plan to ensure it meets your evolving needs.

Get in Touch

If you’re ready to start your journey with SLS or if you have any questions about our supported accommodation services, please do not hesitate to contact us:

At SLS, we are committed to making a positive difference in your life. We look forward to welcoming you to our community.

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