Services & Projects

Mental Health Floating Support Service (MHFS)

The Mental Health Floating Support service delivers support to individuals living within the community who have support needs pertaining to their mental health and wellbeing. The service works along side statutory services, with the aim of moving people on to independent living within two years.

Who is the service for & what is it funded/ accessed to deliver?

  • Men and women, aged 18+
  • Our clients have a primary mental health need, including complex needs and
  • dual diagnosis

All our clients have a personalised support plans and proactive support work, to engage them with the opportunities available to them to live independently in the community, develop their social skills and independent living skills.

We work with clients to improve their health and wellbeing, including supporting people to manage their mental health condition and crisis prevention.

We signpost our clients to relevant agencies, and work closely with the East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) Community Mental Health Teams to maximise their life opportunities and enhance their recovery, depending on their specific needs.

How to refer?

Referrals are via the East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) Luton Community Mental Health Team, as well as other Penrose Services and local organisations. All referrals are assessed by a panel involving the property landlords, a senior representative from ELFT and a member of the Penrose MHFS team.