Who do Community Living Well Navigators help?
Community Living Well Navigators are for people over 16 who experience mental health problems whilst under the care of their GP, and their carers.
Navigators can offer practical support with a range of issues and support you to access specialist advice, information and other services.
What support do Community Living Well Navigators offer?
Community Living Well Navigators offer short term support, usually up to six sessions. They can work with you, your GP and other professionals in a number of ways including:
- Practical support with a range of issues e.g. benefits, debt, housing options, access to health and social care services and other rights and entitlements
- Support to access specialist advice and information
- Support to take steps to improve physical and mental wellbeing
- Link you to Talking Therapies, Employment and Peer Support where this is helpful.
Navigators can help you to:
- Identify the areas you would like support with
- Set out what you would like to achieve
- Explore your options
- Create a Wellbeing Plan, led by you, detailing how your needs can be met, who will support you and how
- Offer practical support to help you access the right services and support based on your needs, preferences and the options available to you
- Coordinate care and support to help you to achieve your goals.
Navigators can support you to speak up for yourself and make your own decisions.
How to access Community Living Well Navigators
You can refer yourself by contacting Community Living Well or completing the form on this website. Alternatively you can ask your GP or other professional involved in your care to refer you to Community Living Well Navigators. For our list of eligible GP practices please click here.
How to contact Navigators
Tel: 020 3317 4200
You could also write to Community Living Well at:
How we can help
Talking therapy or counselling that can help you if you are feeling stressed, worried, anxious or low in mood
Primary Care Liaison Team
Specialist nurse-led support and access to Primary Care Psychiatry
Advice and guidance on a range of issues including benefits, debt, housing and signposting to specialist support services
Groups, social events and activities bringing people together to support and learn from each other
Advice and guidance on looking for work, staying in work, and improving employability skills
Resources to help you on your recovery journey
Support and activities that help you to take care of your own mental, emotional and physical wellbeing