Swansea Rapid Rehousing is aimed at helping people in temporary accommodation prepare for and find a new permanent home, as quickly as possible.
Following similar principles set out by the Housing First model, Rapid Rehousing is a housing-led approach with critical time interventions.
We make sure people stay in their accommodation with intensive wrap-around and trauma-informed support.
Once a referral has been received, one of The Wallich’s Rapid Rehousing Support Workers will be assigned to an individual.
Support Workers help clients to access the services and interventions they need, such as:
Support Workers can assist people to:
If you are currently in temporary housing, your caseworker in Housing Options may have discussed Rapid Rehousing support with you.
Agencies providing Rapid Rehousing Support Services in Swansea
Rapid Rehousing support may be provided by a range of organisations in Swansea and may include:
For more information about the service, or to request referral information, please contact us.
In 2022, The Wallich worked with ITV for a Wales This Week programme.
The one-hour programme is the result an ITV journalist following our Swansea Rapid Rehousing Team for 9 months.
Wales This Week followed three of The Wallich’s clients, Dean, Colin and Willow, from B&B to permanent accommodation.