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Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services (PCVS) Direct Payments Support COVID-19 support

PCVS Direct Payments Support

PCVS Direct Payments Support Team provide a friendly, flexible support service for people in Peterborough who receive Direct Payments as part of their “care package”.

We offer free and independent advice and support. The Team has a strong understanding of social care in Peterborough, built on years of experience, working closely with Adult Social Care, Health professionals, charities, voluntary groups and other services.

Coronavirus update 16/4/2020

In accordance with Government advice, the PCVS office is closed until further notice.

All services are still operational via phone and email. Please see contact details below:

Youth Inspired
youthinspired@pcvs.co.uk
tel: 07931605561

Direct Payments payroll
payroll@pcvs.co.uk
tel: 07990151513

Direct Payments support
direct.payments@pcvs.co.uk
tel:07932474634/07398352030

Managed Services
managedservices@pcvs.co.uk
tel:07990154002/07990154002

PA Register
pa.register@pcvs.co.uk
tel:07932474634/07398352030

Community development
christina.alexander@pcvs.co.uk
tel: 07399436664

Volunteering
sarah.woodbine@pcvs.co.uk
tel: 07498975160

BBO
employability@communitieseast.co.uk
tel: 07722123012/07990153982

PCVS are also supporting distribution of funding in Peterborough through their existing infrastructure and knowledge of smaller groups who can mobilise an emergency response for distributing food, transport, and providing equipment.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Chris DeWilde
Contact Position
Direct Payments Co-ordinator
Telephone
E-mail
direct.payments@pcvs.co.uk
Website
PCVS Direct Payments
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/CVSPeterborough/

Where to go

Name
Peterborough Council for Voluntary Services
Address
Peterborough Council Voluntary Services, 32-34
Cromwell Road
Peterborough
Postcode
PE1 2EA
Get directions to PE1 2EA

Other Details

Costs

Details
This service is chargeable.

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Contact Peterborough City Council Social Care Department who will arrange to have your needs assessed.

If you have your own Support Plan, this will help you to explain your needs to the person who does the assessment. You can get help to draw up your own Support Plan from PCVS if you have a learning disability.

Other notes

For an appointment, phone between Monday to Friday


Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 9am to 12.00pm Friday

Local Offer

Description

Who can get Direct Payments?

Anyone assessed by the council as having “eligible needs” for support, who is also able and willing to manage the Direct Payment, either alone or with support.

This includes:

  • Older or disabled people aged 16 or over
  • People with long term illness, sensory impairment, mental health problems
  • A carer assessed as needing support in their own right
  • A person with parental responsibility for a disabled child
Contact Telephone
01733 342683
Contact Email
chris.dewilde@pcvs.co.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
0 to 5 years
5 to 11 years
11 to 19 years
19 to 25 years
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