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Project Support

Our Current Projects

Next Steps Homelessness Support

Cornwall Mind, Pentreath and Rethink Mental Illness are working together to provide the mental health and social wellbeing support element of this wider project to help people develop the resilience, resources and skills they need to transition out of homelessness.

With a focus on the Five Ways to Wellbeing, the Recovery Supporter provides practical advice and support to clients, supporting them to achieve and maintain a rich and meaningful life.

The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for clients with mental ill health and other support needs, so that they can achieve their hopes and ambitions.

Referrals through NHS Health For Homeless, Cornwall Housing Ltd or other housing providers.


In partnership with Community Energy Plus our Mental Wellbeing Caseworker works with people experiencing mental health difficulties and fuel poverty. Using a psychosocial model, they support people struggling with their mental health, empowering them to take control of their own recovery. The project provides whatever support is needed in order that people can engage with the actions in their wellbeing plan.

The primary objective of this project is to provide the support needed for participants to engage effectively with their energy advisor, with the aim of improving fuel poverty.

Referrals through Community Energy Plus only.

High Intensity User Service 

Through the High Intensity User Service (HIU), caseworkers work one-to-one with frequent users of NHS services to help them access alternative support. Our friendly and approachable HIU Co-ordinators listen to the needs of the client, supporting them to find solutions to their issues.

Our aim is help to improve the client’s quality of life, support them to reconnect with their families and community and help them to access more appropriate services in a less chaotic style.

Referrals from medical professionals to Volunteer Cornwall or direct to Cornwall Mind.

Peer Support Worker Supervision Network  

This project provides an independent, supportive and solution focused forum for the Peer Support Workers embedded within NHS Cornwall Partnership  Foundation Trust. It provides liaison between the Peer Supervision Group and clinical teams, communicating challenges and solutions.

Cornwall Mind will also develop a reflective report to support and inform the development of Peer Support within the Trust for the future, and also work to develop capacity alongside the growth of Peer Support roles.

This project is for Peer Support Workers only.

Influence and Participation

Lived Experience Influence and Participation Project – Ensuring that people with mental health problems drive all that we do.  We will develop and promote opportunities, engaging a diverse range of people, with lived experience of a mental health problem, so that they can influence and participate in our work.

This recognises that people want to take part in a variety of different ways and there is not a ‘one size fits all’ approach.

SMI Health Checks

Cornwall Mind are keen that everyone experiencing mental ill health has access to physical health checks.

Anyone experiencing a mental health problem has the right to a COVID vaccine.

If you would like support to access a health check or find out how to get a vaccination, please speak to your Cornwall Mind worker.