What is the SPACE pilot?
SPACE pilot link workers can support families in a number of ways, including:
- Getting involved in community groups and activities
- Accessing emotional and practical support
- Arranging assistance with school/education
- Signposting to advice about benefits and grants
The SPACE pilot team
Fliss previously worked for the Stroke Association, specialising in peer support for young stroke survivors. She has 10 years’ experience of volunteering with families who have children with additional needs.
Lauren has over 8 years of link work experience gained in her previous role with Mental Health Concern. Prior to this Lauren studied Social Work at Northumbria University.
Find out more about the team on our staff page.
You can contact the team by emailing: email@example.com
Information for patients
- How can the SPACE pilot help me? Find out more about the project, where it’s based, and what to expect if you get support.
- Am I eligible for support? Find out if you’re eligible for support, and how to be referred to the project.
- Download our patient leaflet.
Information for health professionals
- What does the SPACE pilot aim to achieve? Find out more about the background to the project, including what we aim to achieve and more about social prescribing.
- What do we deliver? Find out more about our eligibility criteria and the support we provide to people.
- How are we evaluating our impact? Find out more about the ways we will measure our impact, and share our learning.
- How can I get involved? More information about how to make a referral to the project, or deliver something similar where you are.
Delivery of the project is funded by The Great North Children’s Hospital Foundation and Ways to Wellness.
Evaluation of this project is part-funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Applied Research Collaboration North East and North Cumbria (NIHR200173). The views expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NIHR or the Department of Health and Social Care.
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