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Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Frontline Network

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Frontline Network

Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Frontline Network

Streetlife Trust run the Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Frontline Network, which offers support to frontline workers who work with people experiencing homelessness in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

The Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre Frontline Network facilitates quarterly events, which provide a regular opportunity to bring together frontline workers to network, share expertise, and experience, and link to decision makers.

Covid-19 updates

DWP Update and Digital Resources

The Department for Work and Pensions have shared some helpful digital resources for frontline workers:

  1. Touchbase Updates: Touchbase is a product which provides a round up of recent DWP announcements.
  1. New DWP Employment and Benefits support page: Please visit this new Employment and Benefits site to keep up to date with the latest guidance on sick pay, existing benefit claims, new claims to benefit, self-employment, housing and more.

  2. People making new claims for Universal Credit will no longer need to call the Department as part of the process: The Department for Work and Pensions have recently announced that people making new claims for Universal Credit will no longer need to call the Department as part of the process.

Local Blogs

Bridging The Gap

How does the Frontline Network support statutory frontline workers?

Blackpool Wyre & Fylde Frontline Network is leading the way in creating positive multi-agency working relationships.

Read more here

Blackpool Fulfilling Lives #SeetheFullPicture

Last year, over 66% of frontline workers said the people they support experience problems accessing mental health services.

The Blackpool Fulfilling Lives' #Seethefullpicture campaign highlights the real challenges facing people experiencing homelessness & addiction.

Read more here.

Past Meetings

Blackpool, Wyre And Fylde Frontline Network Universal Credit Focus Group

Blackpool, Wyre And Fylde's Annual Networking Conference 2018

Blackpool, Fylde And Wyre Frontline Network Event: Making Links

Upcoming events

Annual Conference Resources

Local Context of Housing and Homelessness

Please find enclosed a presentation by Hannah Cassidy, Housing Options Team Leader at Blackpool Council, on Local Context of Housing and Homelessness.

For further information on Housing Options at Blackpool Council, click here.

Substance Misuse and Sexual Health Services

Melanie Kelly and Freddie Jaques from Rennaissance/Horizon presented at our annual conference on "A New Dawn for Substance Misuse and Sexual Health Services".

Recovery and Resilience

Read Suzy Smith from Lancashire Recovery College's presentation on Recovery and Resilience.

Hoarding

Mark Bairstow and Norbert Mate at Adult Social Care gave a presentation on the best practices in relation to Hoarding.

45 Degree Change

Please find enclosed Neal Lawson of Compass' presentation on 45 Degree Change.

Thinking Differently...A Working Model for Frontline Professionals

Thinking Differently...A Working Model for Frontline ProfessionalsJacqui's Website is currently under reconstruction, however you can email her directly at: Jacqui@jacquilane.com.

Understanding and Responding to Complex Trauma

Check out David Gill of Risk and Resilience's presentation on Understanding and Responding to Complex Trauma.