Archive for December 2018

Safe Haven launched for people living with mental health problems

A specialised safe haven offering a late-night safe space for people experiencing mental health crisis has opened off Cowley Road in Oxford. Oxford Safe Haven (OSH) offers additional out-of-hours support for adults living with mental illness in Oxfordshire. People must call ahead to hold a place at the drop-in in Manzil Way, Oxford, for immediate…

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New housing network to aid protection of adults and children from abuse

A new housing network launched this week to help Oxfordshire’s adult and children’s safeguarding boards and housing providers across the county to share concerns, advice and best practice with each other. The Oxfordshire Safeguarding Children’s Board and Adult Board Housing Network held its first meeting yesterday (Wednesday, October 3) with a session that combined the…

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Oxfordshire Mind awarded £81,000 funding boost

  A pioneering project by Oxfordshire Mind to help local people on a low income to lead healthier lifestyles has been given an £81,000 funding boost. The three-year scheme, in partnership with the Oxford Mental Health Partnership, will focus on getting people with severe and enduring mental health conditions to take part in weekly walking…

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