Frequently Asked Questions

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Who is KeyRing for?

KeyRing works mainly with vulnerable adults. Our Members have a variety of support needs.

 

What makes KeyRing so different?

We believe that communities and informal support are very important. We work hard to encourage people to be good neighbours to each other and to share their skills.

 

Do you just do networks?

No – we do a lot more these days! There are different types of service in different parts of the country. We support people in hubs, through advocacy services and on a 1:1 basis. Have a look at the Where We Work section to find out more about what we do.

 

What is a KeyRing Hub?

A Hub is a local space where people can drop in to meet with a support worker, or meet up with other Members. 

 

How do I make a referral or apply to join KeyRing?

Contact the local Team Manager (see our contacts page) to find out if there are any spaces in a service near you. If so, we will send you out the right forms and once you have filled them in and returned them, we will call you to arrange a meeting.

 

I would need more support than KeyRing offers - can I still get support from you?

Yes! Lots of our Members have additional support packages and these work alongside KeyRing very well.

 

I have children - can I join KeyRing?

Yes! KeyRing has lots of Members who are parents.

 

I live with a partner - can I join KeyRing?

Yes! KeyRing supports lots of couples and people who live with a partner.

 

Do Members have a say about how KeyRing is run?

KeyRing wants Members to have a powerful voice at all levels of the organisation. We are determined that Member Involvement will not be tokenistic and we have a wide range of ways for Members to be involved.

 

How do I arrange for someone to give a presentation about KeyRing?

Contact your nearest Team Manager (see our contacts page) who will be happy to help.

 

How much does KeyRing cost?

This depends on where you are and what kind of support you are looking for. Contact your nearest Team Manager for more information.