Supporting Families Programme case studies

Examples of the programme working in Hampshire

Thanks to my worker for the support I have received for myself and my children. My family has learnt to enjoy life like everyone else by supporting me in believing in myself again
Family case study, Substance misuse, employment & adult mental health, November 2017
  • Mum and 3 children
  • Mum has history of drug/alcohol misuse and historic sexual abuse
  • Mum out of work and claiming benefits
  • Mum has anxiety and depression
  • Son has learning difficulties

Family Case Study, Substance misuse, employment & adult mental health - further information

Family case study, Probation lead, November 2017
  • Mum, Dad and 4 children
  • Both parents serving 12 month community orders, currently out of work
  • Both parents have a history of substance misuse
  • Children on a Child Protection plan, eldest 3 have low school attendance

Family Case Study, Probation lead - further information

Family case study, Employment & Benefits, November 2017
  • Mum and 2 young children
  • Mum has mental health issues and is victim of domestic abuse
  • Currently claiming income support – Mum lost her job
  • Urgent housing need following relationship breakdown

Family Case Study, Employment & Benefits - further information

Family case study, Employment, November 2017
  • Mum, Dad (Dad terminally ill) and 2 young children living in mortgaged property
  • Both parents had to give up work due to health/caring role
  • Issues around benefits, not claiming as a couple, recent hospital stay disrupted PIP and Cares allowance
  • Children missing school

Family Case Study, Employment - further information

Family case study, Test Valley Community Services June 2017
  • Mum has long term mental health issues, self harming and attempted suicide
  • Young son low self esteem, anxiety, emotional behaviour issues and eating disorders
  • Mum has rent arrears/possession notice served
  • Son gets anxious and worries about Mum. Relationship between Mum and son suffering

Family Case Study, Test Valley Community Services June 2017 - further information