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Pilots

The 12 pilots in the Adults facing Chronic Exclusion programme all vary in their approaches and deal with different kinds of client groups.

To learn more about the individual pilots and the organisations that run them please see the links below.

After Adoption work with female offenders whose children have been, or are at risk of being, adopted. They provide integrated support which promotes positive relationships, coping skills and integrating ex-offenders back into the community.

Calderdale Domestic Violence Forum works with women excluded as a result of domestic violence. A multi-agency team (health, criminal justice, social care and voluntary sector) addresses needs such as housing, mental health, finance and substance misuse.

Fairbridge work with young adults aged 19-25 who have multiple problems and who are at key transition points such as leaving care or prison. A key worker works with service users to stabilise their lives, and progress towards agreed goals through a programme of learning modules.

Forensic Therapies works with women prisoners to increase life skills, emotional literacy and self esteem, with a focus on reducing re-offending.

MCCH Autism work with adults with learning disabilities, autism or mental health problems to help them access services and progress towards employment through individual support, mentoring and advocacy.

The pilot provides link workers to help users access and engage with services. A devolved budget are used with client and community volunteer mentors also support individuals.

NOAH's support workers identify the most excluded users in Luton and help them engage with services to address all their needs such as substance misuse, housing and employment.

St Mungos use new techniques to help socially isolated users form and sustain relationships. The pilot aims to cut substance misuse and offending behaviour and encourage engagement with other services.

The pilot is establishing a team to identify individuals leading chaotic lives through a local ‘chaos index’. It aims to intensively case manage individuals to help them manage key transitions and establish structured engagement with mainstream services.

Thamesreach help excluded adults back on the road to employment. Their work includes confidence building, specialist advice and providing a financial safety net.

The pilot conducts Connected Care audits (community led audits of need) in three of the most deprived areas in Bolton, and set up services that integrate health, housing, employment, community safety and employment based on these audits.

The pilot uses day and night outreach to engage rough sleepers, sex workers and other excluded adults. The pilot employes ex-service users as peer role models and provides a system of integrated support through a single entry point.