Since opening in 2015, SMH has supported 74 adults and 39 children through the two-year, Shared Futures Program.
Our program is designed for people who are:
- Between 17-39 years of age
- Single, partnered, with or without children
- Ready and willing to actively participate in our Shared Futures program, be involved in the SMH community and lend a hand when needed.
- Motivated to work, undertake study, or receive training to become work-ready
- Free from drug and alcohol substance abuse, and have been for more than 12 months
- Ready to improve and make positive changes in their life.
The Shared Futures program is:
Tailored for each resident with a dedicated case coordinator, supporting them to set and reach their goals. With a focus on social and community building activities we support residents to learn life skills and develop healthy habits. Conducted in a group setting, it also fosters social skills and life-long friendships.
The Shared Futures Program includes:
- 1:1 Case Management to keep residents on track with their goals
- Morning 9.30am check ins
- Life skills (cooking, cleaning, budget planning)
- Wellbeing groups- swimming, gym, walking
- Parents’ group
- Support to engage in work or study(resume building, job skills)
- Training courses e.g. first aid, safe food handling
- Tenancy support including exit planning
- Access to a central education centre which is staffed 7 days a week.