Sanctuary Supported Living is expanding its services in Birmingham under a new agreement with the city council to deliver supported housing for people with learning disabilities.
The national care and support provider is providing support for 35 people with learning disabilities across the city in a contract with Birmingham City Council.
Ten such clients will be living in Sandwood House, a newly refurbished property in Edgbaston, which will provide low level support and training for life skills such as managing finances, and healthy living and eating.
Residents will have their own private bedrooms at the service and share communal facilities including a kitchen, lounge and garden. One of the units will be fully en-suite and provide interim accommodation for residents ready to reduce their support needs, but not live completely independently.
The remaining 20 units will be based across a number of other SSL supported housing properties across the city.
The agreement marks a major expansion of SSL’s learning disability supported housing provision in Birmingham.
Area service manager Alison Baldwin, who will be overseeing the service, said: “This agreement is great news for people with learning disabilities in Birmingham, who will be able to benefit from top-quality accommodation.
“SSL has years of experience supporting people with learning disabilities, both in Birmingham and across the country, which will be of great benefit to residents joining us.”