Keeping your tenancy

Keeping your tenancy – Salford

Our tenancy sustainability services aim to help you live independently, be part of your community and help you to keep your home. The kind of support we provide includes:

  • Helping you settle into your home
  • Supporting you to contact utility suppliers, and working with other ForHousing teams about things like repairs and rent
  • Advice and assistance on furnishing your home
  • Help to access medical and specialist services
  • Assistance in applying for benefits
  • Advice on budgeting, maximising income and managing rent arrears or other debts

You can be referred to this service if you are at risk or not of not sustaining your tenancy at sign up or if you are currently struggling to maintain your tenancy.

If you’re finding it difficult to live independently in your home and would like our assistance, please contact us.

Your local Community Voluntary Services (CVS) have a wide variety of tools to help your organisation/group secure the right resources to meet the needs of local communities across your neighbourhood. They can help you work on your plans, identify funding sources, and support you with successful funding applications.

By visiting the Salford CVS website, you can subscribe to their funding bulletins and you will receive a monthly email which includes details of key current funding opportunities.

Salford CVS contact details:

Salford CVS and Volunteer Centre
The Old Town Hall
5 Irwell Place
Salford
M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795
Email: office@salfordcvs.co.uk

Keeping your tenancy – Oldham

Tenancy sustainability services aim to help you live independently, be part of your community and help you to keep your home. The kind of support we provide includes:

  • Helping you settle into your home
  • Supporting you to contact utility suppliers, and working with other ForHousing teams about things like repairs and rent
  • Advice and assistance on furnishing your home
  • Help to access medical and specialist services
  • Assistance in applying for benefits
  • Advice on budgeting, maximising income and managing rent arrears or other debts

You can be referred to the service if you are at risk or not of not sustaining your tenancy at sign up or if you are currently struggling to maintain your tenancy.

If you’re finding it difficult to live independently in your home and would like our assistance, please contact us.

Other support services in Oldham are Keyring support.

Keyring support provides low level support for vulnerable adults to sustain tenancies or establish their tenancies for the first time.  The support is based on networks of people supported by a volunteer whilst living independently in their own homes.  The support can be short or long term dependant on the circumstances.

The contact details for Keyring are 0161 628 4133 or visit their website at www.keyring.org.

Your local Community Voluntary Services (CVS) have a wide variety of tools to help your organisation/group secure the right resources to meet the needs of local communities across your neighbourhood. They can help you work on your plans, identify funding sources, and support you with successful funding applications.

By visiting the Action Together website, you can subscribe to their funding bulletins and you will receive a monthly email which includes details of key current funding opportunities.

Action Together contact details:

Action Together
12 Manchester Chambers
West Street
Oldham
OL1 1LF

Tel: 0161 339 2345
Email: development@actiontogether.org.uk.

Keeping your tenancy – Knowsley

If you live in Knowsley and are struggling with rent arrears, debt, ill health or other issues that affect your tenancy, the Tenants Extra Support Service (TESS) may be able to help.

The Tenants Extra Support Service (TESS) is a free service, funded by Knowsley Council. Every year we work with around 400 Knowsley residents who are at risk of losing their homes.

Our skilled and experienced Tenancy Support and Sustainment Officers can offer valuable help, advice, and support to get your tenancy – and your life – back on track.

For more information, please call our team on 0151 949 5050 or email us on tessknowsley@forhousing.co.uk

If you are aware of someone that may need a little extra tenancy support, please fill in the above referral form and send it to tessknowsley@forhousing.co.uk and we’ll be in touch with you soon.

Your local Community Voluntary Services (CVS) have a wide variety of tools to help your organisation/group secure the right resources to meet the needs of local communities across your neighbourhood. They can help you work on your plans, identify funding sources, and support you with successful funding applications.

By visiting One Knowsley’s website, you can subscribe to their funding bulletins and you will receive a monthly email which includes details of key current funding opportunities.

One Knowsley’s contact details:

Knowsley CVS
Nutgrove Villa
1 Griffith’s Road
Liverpool
L36 6NA

Tel: 0151 489 1222

Keeping your tenancy – Fylde

Our tenancy sustainability services aim to help you live independently, be part of your community and help you to keep your home. The kind of support we provide includes:

  • Helping you settle into your home
  • Supporting you to contact utility suppliers, and working with other ForHousing teams about things like repairs and rent
  • Advice and assistance on furnishing your home
  • Help to access medical and specialist services
  • Assistance in applying for benefits
  • Advice on budgeting, maximising income and managing rent arrears or other debts

If you’d like to find out more about this service, please get in touch with us.