What is Local Area Coordination?
Local Area Coordination is a long term, integrated, evidence based approach to supporting people as valued citizens in their communities.
Rather than waiting for people to fall into crisis, assessing deficits, testing eligibility and fitting people into more expensive (and increasingly unaffordable) services, it works alongside people to:
- Build and pursue their personal vision for a good life,
- Stay strong, safe and connected as contributing citizens,
- Find practical, non-service solutions to problems wherever possible, and
- Build more welcoming, inclusive and supportive communities.