To mark World Homeless Day & World Mental Health day PRHA staff and residents went to the National Housing Federation to explain PRHA’s work. NHF staff from London and Bristol heard about the work of the peer mentor and buddying programme. Brian who has previously been a PRHA resident explained his journey through recovery to being employed to lead the programme. Karen explained the benefits of buddying to herself and her fellow residents.
There was also discussion of the invaluable role that hostels play in supporting people with complex support needs , providing a stable base with access to professional staff and agencies