Support for people with health conditions or disabilities at Wyvern House

4 September 2018

People with health conditions or disabilities may struggle to make improvements to their lives because they don’t know how to find the appropriate help. 

An event this month offers people a range of support designed to improve different aspects of their lives.

The Jobcentre, based in the Public Services Hub in Winsford’s Wyvern House, hosts the Health and Disability Support Event on 12 September to help disabled people and those with physical and mental health conditions change their lives.

The event is open to residents from 10am-noon where experts from different organisations which support people with health conditions and disabilities will be present in the same place at the same time, such as Mid Cheshire Mind, the National Autistic Society and Carers Trust For All.

Councillor Louise Gittins, Cabinet Member for Communities and Wellbeing, said: “Advice on accessing the support which is available in the community will be offered to those who attend this important event. 

“You will have the support of experts to help you make changes at your own pace, develop skills, increase your confidence, overcome obstacles, improve your wellbeing and gain employment. 

“You may or may not be looking for work or voluntary work but if you would like support in this area, organisations will be available for you to have a chat and access further support if you would like it.”

Wyvern House’s new public services hub offers residents access to support with employment, housing, health and welfare reform. They will be given help to prepare CVs, develop IT skills and apply for jobs. 

The refurbished facility on the ground floor is home to Job Centre Plus, the Work Zone and Citizens Advice. Also on site are Forhousing and Weaver Vale Housing Trust Work and Enterprise team which work alongside Council services making it easier for residents to get all the help they need. 

For more information, contact Pat or Jenny at Winsford Jobcentre Plus or the Work Zone on 01606 288 901.

Wyvern House
Wyvern House in Winsford
 

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