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Pursuing Independent Paths (PIP) Community Development Project

From: £0.00 To: £0.00 none from Pursuing Independent Paths (PIP)

WHAT DOES THIS SERVICE DO?

Pursuing Independent Paths supports adults with learning disabilities to achieve their potential. Pursuing Independent Paths ethos is to promote better choice and control and independent living through person-centred planning and accredited training opportunities.

Pursuing Independent Paths Community Development Project involves establishing circles of support and community networks on a one to one basis with an assigned Community Development Project worker, including:

  • Establishing goals
  • Access to health, leisure and other community resources
  • Developing a support network
  • Increased confidence and social interaction; and 
  • Respite for families and carers.

Engagement with the service usually lasts for around 9-12months although this may be extended if appropriate.

WHO IS THIS SERVICE AVAILABLE TO?

Pursuing Independent Paths works with individuals diagnosed with mild, moderate and severe learning disabilities (LD), aged 18 years and over. Pursuing Independent Paths also works with individuals who have a dual diagnosis of learning disability and mental health issues.

Typically Community Development Project customers will have a specified set of goals they want to work on, and may be isolated from their peers and looking to find new networks and activities to participate in.

HOW DO YOU ACCESS THIS SERVICE?

The services advertised by Pursuing Independent Paths are available using your personal budget. Pursuing Independent Paths will accept referrals from anyone including professionals, families, carers, and individuals. To apply, the referee can contact Pursuing Independent Paths directly using the contact details provided. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Katherine Gale (Service Coordinator)
Telephone: 0208 8960 4004
Email: katherineg@piponline.org.uk
Website: www.piponline.org.uk

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