What is People in Mind?
People in Mind is a multiagency service. It offers targeted mental health support to people in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Our partners start by asking, “what matters to you?”
This is a new collaborative service that is setting an example for cross-partnership working in Integrated Care Systems. It is the first contract in the country that provides longevity of funding to the community sector.
The organisations forming the partnership are:
What does Cornwall VSF do?
Cornwall VSF is coordinating People in Mind. Sarah Turnbull is the Project Coordinator.
We hold this role as a non-delivery partner. Cornwall VSF takes care of the impact reporting, liaises with the commissioners and partners and ensures the project is compliant. As we progress, we will share resources such as:
- case studies
- associated forms
- mapping of referral pathways
- communications assets
Cornwall Foundation Trust Partnership directory
Our partners have begun to share the impact of the work they're doing. Read some personal stories.
Chloe's story shares the impact of a community based approach to support
Frequently asked questions
How is this service funded?
The service is equally funded by Cornwall Council Public Health and Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Integrated Care Board.
How were partners chosen for this service?
Cornwall VSF worked with partners in its Mental Health Alliance to ensure that people in the highest risk demographics had support.
We also built into the bid writing, a community wellbeing fund, to support organisations not included in the main offer.
My organisation delivers mental health support. How can I get involved?