Blackburn Floating Support

Blackburn BB2 01254 278 579

Blackburn Floating Support provides support in the community for adults aged 18 and over, with mental health needs.

At a glance

  • Support delivered five days a week, during office hours
  • Tailored and flexible support packages
  • Support in the home (or somewhere of the client’s choosing) and local community

Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with clients using the Mental Health Recovery Star model.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff provide mental health support five days a week, during office hours. We provide weekly contact, but this can vary to suit the client’s needs.

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when clients move on from Roebuck Close, our supported housing service in Blackburn.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Building positive relationships
  • Accessing education, training and work
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Building confidence, resilience and self-esteem
  • Signposting and accessing other services

Further information

For more details, download the Blackburn Floating Support information leaflet (PDF 252KB). Alternatively, if you have any questions about the support services we provide, please contact us at Blackburn Floating Support directly.


To be eligible for support from Blackburn Floating Support, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Have a diagnosed mental health need
  • Live in the Blackburn area

How to apply

To apply directly as a self-referral, please complete the enquiry form below. We also accept referrals from Blackburn’s Community Mental Health Team (CMHT), as well as adult social care teams and other social housing landlords. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

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