New service - Bilingual Crisis Buddy Service

22 December 2016


This is a new project funded by the Big Lottery Help Through Crisis Programme to help you.

DHA are delivering this service with partners across Derbyshire county and Derby city.

Derbyshire Bilingual Crisis Buddy Service (DBCBS) will support people whose first language is not English and are experiencing hardship and crisis such as homelessness, employment issues, family crisis, money or debt issues.

Bilingual Buddies will act as advocates for clients, who are finding it difficult to navigate their way to assistance that may be available to help them through their crisis, due to not speaking English.

Qualifying criteria:

  • Must have the right to be in the UK
  • Be aged over 18
  • Be experiencing a crisis in any of the following areas; - housing, financial, emotional and family

For more information or to make a referral email or call 01332 604080.