Home Access

Vale of Glamorgan

Registered Charity No. 1057582

Summary of aims & objectives:

  • To advise and help people to find accommodation in the Vale who are homeless, and threatened with homelessness or otherwise.
  • To provide a bond deposit in the form of a bond certificate worth up to £275
  • Continued support when needed to settle into property and throughout tenancy if needed
  • Help with Housing Benefit, Discretionary Assistance Fund applications, Income support, Job Seekers Allowance and DLA/PIPs
  • Help with simple debt problems and refer on and accompany people to specialists dealing with complex debt problems
  • To continue to campaign and work towards better housing for people in the private and public sector in the Vale

Services:

  • Available to anyone from 18 plus
  • Opening times 9.00am-12 noon Monday-Friday
  • Wheelchair access
  • Clients can drop-in or telephone for an appointment (the latter is advised), or contact us and explain over the phone. A personal visit is advised, though.

Referrals:

By telephone, drop-in, or by other agencies. Anyone can make a referral, ie Self, Shelter, Gofal, Citizens Advice Bureau, Social Services, Voluntary Agency, etc.

Contacts:

Claire Grafton, Jan Booker - Housing Support Workers

Home Access, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Plassey St., Penarth, CF64 1EN

Tel: 029 20713282

Email: homeaccess@tabspenarth.org.uk


Last Updated: April 2015
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