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Housing Care

HousingCare.org aims to help older and disabled people make their own decisions about where to live, and any support or care they need. It offers information about maintaining, adapting or improving your home; finding care or home help services; moving to retirement, sheltered or extra care housing, or to a care home; plus advice on paying for any of these. It is an independent service delivered by non-profit organisations, led by Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC).

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Ashfield District Council - Housing Associations and Cooperatives

Homes for older people, couples without children or people with disabilities.

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Bassetlaw District Council - Housing

In October 2004 A1 Housing officially took over the management of the Bassetlaw District Councils homes marking the start of a new phase for housing in the area.

The main emphasis for A1 Housing is to deliver 1st class services to tenants and implement the Decent Home Standard through a close working partnership with tenants.

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East Midlands Housing

Aim is to provide locally managed, good quality homes for those unable to compete on the open market. They include homes especially designed for the Elderly, Families, Couples, Single People and other Individuals requiring additional support.

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A1 Housing (Bassetlaw) Ltd

Offers advice and help with applying for Council Housing, and with housing with other Registered Social Landlords in the Bassetlaw area.

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Broxtowe Borough Council - Housing Services

The Housing Division aims to ensure that a good quality home is available to all through the Council's strategic role in housing and in the management of the Council's own stock.

The strategic role involves regular review of house conditions across all tenures, identification of social housing needs and enabling people with special needs to live independently.

If you wish to seek housing advice onapplications or have ageneral housing enquiry then please come and join us at one of our regular surgeries:

Surgeries

  • Beeston - Monday - Friday 10:00 - 12:00
  • Stapleford - Tuesday10:00 - 11:30
  • Eastwood - Tuesday2:00 - 4:00
  • Eastwood - Friday10:00 - 12:00

Please contact the Housing Department on (0115) 917 7777 to book a place prior to attending a housing advice surgery.

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Gedling Borough Council - Housing Services

Gedling Homes, a not for profit housing association, now owns and manages what used to be Gedling Borough Council's housing stock of around 3,350 homes. If you have a query relating to repairs, rent payments, home improvements, allocation of homes or tenant participation, you should contact them on:

Tel: 0115 905 1515, email: enquiries@gedlinghomes.co.uk or by visiting: http://www.gedlinghomes.co.uk/.

All social housing in Gedling is allocated through Homesearch, which is a choice based lettings system. We manage Homesearch in partnership with Broxtowe and Rushcliffe borough councils, and a number of housing associations, including Gedling Homes, who participate. If you need social housing, you must register with Homesearch and you must place bids on any property that are interested in. For more information, please visit http://www.home-search.org.uk/.

We continue to be responsible for housing benefits, accommodation for homeless people, new affordable housing development, regeneration and some issues relating to privately owned housing, such as energy efficiency, home improvement assistance and landlord and tenant issues.

To contact our Housing Needs Team call 0115 901 3679 (Homelessness) or 0115 901 3681 (Housing advice). Alternatively, you can email mailto:%20housingservices@gedling.gov.uk or visit us at the Civic Centre in Arnold.

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Rushcliffe Borough Council - Housing Services

Information on housing issues, advice and support.

There are over 46,000 homes in Rushcliffe of many different types and the Council has responsibilities in relation to housing conditions, housing needs and supporting residents in their homes.

The Council is responsible for ensuring that a range of options, including new affordable homes, is available to meet the housing needs of all Rushcliffe residents. We also provide advice and assistance to all residents relating to adaptations and energy efficiency matters, housing advice and homelessness and proactively inspecting certain types of rented houses and responding to complaints about housing conditions to maintain property safety.

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Nottingham Community Housing

 reduce the risk of homelessness by supporting you to gain the skills to live as independently as possible.

Projects cover a range of needs that fall into the following categories:

  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Physical disabilities
  • Single homelessness
  • Asian elders
  • Women and children fleeing domestic violence
  • Floating support
  • Teenage parents
  • Young people
  • Homeless families
  • Vulnerable young women
  • SMaRT - 24 hours call centre
  • Home care
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Notts Housing Advice (NHA)

An independent local charity, providing free, confidential and impartial housing advice and advocacy to people in Nottinghamshire.  Offers advice by telephone, appointment or drop-in, as well as weekly outreach venues at County Contact in Mansfield and Framework in Newark.  The drop-in service is available at the same times as the Helpline.  All services are free of charge.

Access to Archer House is via Hounds Gate, with a level entrance, an office on the ground floor and a wheelchair-accessible toilet nearby.  There is no induction/hearing loop system.

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Framework Housing Association, Nottinghamshire

Framework is a leading provider of housing, support, training, care and resettlement services for homeless and vulnerable people across Nottinghamshire.  All services and advice are free of charge. 

If visiting Framework please telephone to check accessibility.

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MySafeHome

Having a disability should never stand in the way of having your own home. This belief lies at the heart of everything we do. Making it a reality however, that might seem an impossible dream. It isn't. We know how to turn hopes into homes.

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Nottinghamshire Housing Advice Service

Shelter Nottinghamshire Housing Advice Service provides a comprehensive, high quality housing and housing debt related debt advice and advocacy service for the people of Nottinghamshire, in order to relieve the hardship caused by homelessness and poor housing.

The Advice Team, which is made up of highly knowledgeable and experienced advisers, operates a free, confidential, independent housing advice service throughout Nottinghamshire for members of the public, statutory and voluntary organisations.

From both our centres we offer a drop-in and appointment service as well as giving telephone advice. We also offer access to advice via outreach services.

Some of the issues we offer advice and advocacy on are:

Homelessness/seeking accommodation Housing Benefit Rent/Mortgage arrears & possession proceedings Disrepair Illegal eviction & harassment & Landlord Tenant problems Domestic Violence

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Housing Choices

An outline of the housing choices available to older people, including basic information and explanations on how to find the sort of housing that might better suit your needs.

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Metropolitan Support Trust

Housing related support for people living with HIV. This service is provided at the drop-in and by referral.

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Framework Housing Association

Helps homeless and vulnerable people by providing high quality housing, support, prevention, and training services, and enables people to live independent lives by offering choice and opportunity.  Works with: rough sleepers, substance misusers, people experiencing mental health difficulties, vulnerable women, young people and care leavers, older homeless people and people at risk of losing their home.

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-4.30pm

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Bassetlaw Floating Support Service (Framework Housing Association)

Mon-Fri the office will be open for two sessions during the day, 9am-10.30am and 3.30pm-5pm (3.30pm-4.30pm on Fridays).  If you ring outside these hours please leave a message.

Framework's Bassetlaw tenancy support service provides flexible housing related support for people who live in their own home or tenancy.  We work to prevent homelessness, promote independence and ensure that the people we support can sustain their homes.  We offer an individual support plan around: benefits, homlessness prevention, attending court, rent arrears, money management, debts, training and help with social inclusion.

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Abbeyfield Society

The Abbeyfield Society is a registered charity and currently has vacancies for anyone over the age of 55 years who would be interested in the supported housing that the company offers.  Care packages can be put in place if they are required.  Abbeyfield provide a 24 hour monitoring system in a friendly home from home, where our residents bring their own familiar furniture and belongings.  The houses consist of communal areas and separate private, lockable bedsits all with en-suite shower rooms.  Two meals a day are provided fresh by the house keeper on duty and each floor to the houses have a communal kitchen with breakfast items and refreshments provided.  The Nottingham Houses also have a guest room each of which is available for prospective residents wishing to stay before they make the decision to move, family or friends wishing to visit or even a holiday stay.  There is a small charge for this service but all meals are included.

For further information or a tour of one of the houses please contact the Senior House Manager, Amanda Harper on 07814 713016 or contact the houses directly.

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Hope Community Services, Worksop

Provides housing advice, emergency accommodation and a range of day services for homeless and vulnerable people in north Nottinghamshire.

Hope Community Services' office is accessed via a single step and services are provided from the ground floor.  There is no wheelchair-accessible toilet or induction/hearing loop system.

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Manton Community Alliance - A1 Housing Surgery

Wednesday 2.30pm-4pm

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