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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Floating Support

The Calico Partnership

Are you struggling to maintain your tenancy or keep up with mortgage payments?
Is the stress of looking after your home causing you sleepless nights?
When it comes to finding a new home, or dealing with finances, are you left feeling lost and confused?

If so, Calico's Floating Support service is free and could provide the help you need to get back on your feet.

Call in confidence

Calico provide free support to anyone who needs help to live independently. They are here to listen, and their support will help guide you towards the reassurance you need.

A 'drop in' session is held at Ribble Valley Council Offices between 1.00pm - 3.00pm every other Thursday.  On arrival, report to reception and ask to see the Calico Support Worker. To find out when the next session is, contact Gillian Gould on 01200 414587. 

The support they offer can help you to:
  • find the right home
  • maintain your tenancy
  • set up and manage your home
  • deal with money
  • apply for the right benefits
  • access education, training and employment
  • get involved with your community.
The service is open to people across East Lancashire with a range of support needs, including:
  • young people
  • teenage parents
  • older people
  • homeless
  • offenders
  • people with mental health problems
  • people with learning difficulties
  • people with physical and sensory impairments
  • victims of domestic violence
  • people with drug or alcohol problems

Contact Calico

To find out more, or to make a referral:

Telephone: 0800 169 2407 or 01282 686300

Web: www.calico.org.uk/floating

Email: floatingsupport@calico.org.uk

Visit our offices: Centenary Court, Croft Street, Burnley, BB11 2ED (Monday -Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm)

Text message: to 07786 202 240 - Start your text with the word "stepup" (in lowercase) followed by a space, and then your message. (Texts charged at standard rate).