Spinner

CHL’s Partnership with NEAMI in SA

The program is supported by NEAMI Limited who ensures that each tenant is supported appropriate to their needs to sustain their tenancy and live in the community.


CHL works closely with a range of support service providers who provide referrals and assist in ensuring our tenants successfully sustain their tenancy.

In particular, over the past year we have strengthened our relationship with NEAMI Limited who provide community  mental health support services where required.

The creation of 27 dwellings in Largs North, Parafield Gardens and Murray Bridge to support tenants living with a mental illness to be accommodated within the local community.

This program is supported by NEAMI Limited who ensures that each tenant is supported appropriate to their needs to sustain their tenancy and live in the community. The program is achieving successful results with some tenants being able to relocate from inappropriate institutional accommodation.

In another exciting trial in collaboration with NEAMI, six of the properties are being used for short term (typically 1- 3 days) respite accommodation for people who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness, and who are unable to live in their usual home during this period. It is anticipated that this model of care will alleviate potential homelessness consequences, shorten the period of illness for clients, and minimize the use of acute hospital beds.

 

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