For those involved in sheltered house services, this innovative case study explores ‘kindliness’ as a way of developing peer support and engendering culture change, against the background of funding cuts.
Non health based
Prisons are home to large number of people with mental health problems and accessing mental health services is a challenge. This Evaluation shows that peer support has had a positive impact on prisoners wellbeing.
The Peer Housing Support Program is a Lived Experience community-driven initiative, dedicated to providing support with, and a sense of community and belonging for, people transitioning from experiences of homelessness to safe and stable housing of their choice. The Peer Housing Support Program is a partnership between peers, peer supporters, the Coalition, and participating housing organizations. The effectiveness of peer support in recovery-informed practice is evidence-based as an integral support within health and social services.