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Grant to St Mungo's (360G-QuartetCF-A467220)

As requested by the donor towards supporting homeless or at risk people in Bristol.


18 Dec 2017

Recipient Organization

St Mungo's (GB-CHC-1149085)

Grant details
Amount Applied For 150
Amount Awarded 150
Award Date 2017-12-18T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E06000023
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type UA
Beneficiary Location: Name Bristol, City of
Grant Programme: Code DD-2017/2018
Grant Programme: Title Donor Directed
Impact Category Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
Last Modified 2018-02-01T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Adults (26 – 65)
Primary beneficiary Homeless people
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Primary issue Homelessness
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1149085
Recipient Org: Description The main aim of St Mungos is highlighted in their vision for everyone to have a place to call home and to fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association their clients are at the heart of what the do. They provide a bed and support to more than 2,500 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and work to end homelessness and rebuild lives. They support men and women through more than 250 projects including: Emergency, hostel and supportive housing projects Advice services Specialist physical and mental health services Skills and work services They believe in their clients' potential and are committed to every individual's sustainable recovery. In B&NES St Mungos Bridges key focus is on mental health. Building Bridges to Wellbeing encourages clients to use their skills and talents to make a positive difference to those affected by mental health issues in B&NES; empowering those who get involved and inspiring others. The service uses a recovery orientated approach in its work. Mulberry House in Bath directly supports clients diagnosed with severe and enduring mental health needs. Set in beautiful surroundings in Weston Park, Bath, clients and staff are developing a community that is rooted in an ethos of expectation and optimism. St Mungos is also working in partnership with Avon and Wiltshire Partnership (AWP) with the Move on Worker who is funded by the CCG in order to support timely discharge from the ward. A key outcome of this service has been the patient’s average length of stay on the ward being reduced from just over 34 days in 2015 to just under 20 in 2016. St Mungos Bridges to Wellbeing have also established the creation of mentoring schemes for people who have mental health issues. The have supported Mulberry House to plan and start a mentoring scheme in June 2016, They have also developed a two day mentor training for St Mungo’s and AWP’s Early Intervention team and secured funding for a mentoring Coordinator role to implement peer/volunteer mentoring within. St Mungo’s Bridge’s to Wellbeing team includes a Mentoring Coordinator who’s role is to implement peer/volunteer mentoring within AWP Bath and NE Somerset teams. A key part of St Mungos Bridges to Wellbeing is the support they provide for New Hope. New Hope are a B&NES based group of people who are making a difference in mental health; either as an individual directly affected by a mental health condition, a carer for someone in need of support or a passionate community volunteer who wants to make a difference. New Hope aim to involve people by reducing the stigma associated with mental health, affecting positive change in treatment and support services, linking people via peer support networks and giving people who have used mental health services a voice.
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Alternate Recipient Name St Mungo Community Housing Association