For some young people and families, traditional ways of accessing support just don’t work. These young people aren’t hard to reach, they just need to be reached differently. That’s why outreach is a key part of what we do at Rodor Housing and Support..
It’s about making support as accessible and relevant as possible. We use existing networks to reach young people and families, running services from convenient places of residence like young people’s flats, homes and community centres. That’s how we raise awareness of the support available.
We build trust and confidence in what we do, then bridge families into other services that they may need. Whether it’s family mediation, parenting programmes for young expectant mothers in our projects or specialist provision in their homes, the flexibility is there. So young people and families get the support they need, when they need it.
Young parent: “I have always felt nervous about going to places where I don’t know what is on offer – and what they will do to me…after my outreach worker started popping in, I got my head round what she was describing….and it gave me the confidence to go.”