Social work in housing services for mental health and substance abuse clients
- 10 municipalities
- Public service
Social work is systematic customer and expert work carried out as per the Social Welfare Act. Social work is responsible for assessing mental health and substance abuse clients’ service needs and referring them to housing services. The housing service you receive via social work is integrated with the support provided by other operators and the implementation and effectiveness of the service is gu ...
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To whom and on what terms
The service is intended for adults who need housing support due to reasons related to mental health or substance abuse. The client applies for the service by contacting Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, or the contact pursuant to the Social Welfare Act can be initiated by an authority or a person close to the client who is worried about the client’s housing situation. A referral is not required. The service needs assessment of clients is performed in accordance with the Social Welfare Act.