We have provided some useful links to information and advice organisations, other housing associations and local authorities you could contact for help and advice.

Organisations offering help during Coronavirus

Aberdeen Cyrenians  https://www.facebook.com/aberdeen.cyrenians

Aberdeen Foodbank   https://www.facebook.com/KingsCommunityFoundation

C-Fine   facebook logo small

Grampian Coronavirus (COVID-19) Assistance Hub

Instant Neighbour   facebook logo small

NHS Grampian COVID-19 Information   facebook logo small

Salvation Army   facebook logo small

Scottish Government   facebook logo small

      -  Coronavirus (COVID-19): Shielding Support and Contacts

Somebody Cares   facebook logo small

Universal Credit

Understanding Universal Credit (launched by DWP to support people with Universal Credit)

Applying for housing / housing providers

HomeHunt NES (Grampian & Castlehill Housing Associations & Sanctuary Scotland)

Apply4Homes

House Exchange

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Aberdeen Foyer (housing for young people)

Blackwood

Castlehill Housing Association

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association

Langstane Housing Association

Moray Council

Osprey Housing

Osprey Housing Moray

Sanctuary Scotland

Customer / tenant participation

NETRALT  (North East Tenants Residents & Landlords Together)

Scottish Social Housing Charter

TIS (Tenants Information Service)

TPAS (Tenant Participation Advisory Service)

Pay your rent / occupancy charge &/or other charges

allpay

Support services

CFINE (Community Food Initiatives North East) (health & wellbeing/food poverty)

Energy Saving

Home Energy Scotland (Energy Saving Trust) (home energy checks)

SCARF (Save Cash & Reduce Fuel)

Help with money / saving

CIYP (Cash in Your Pocket Network)

Grampian Credit Union

Money Advice Scotland

St Machar Credit Union

Thistle Tenant Risks (affordable home contents insurance) 

Equalities

Aberdeen International Centre

Disabled Go (online accessibility guide to venues in Aberdeen)

DPHS (Disabled Persons Housing Service Aberdeen)

A Guide to Scots Law (advice on Scotland’s laws for those coming to live in the country for the first time)

Happy to Translate

Houseability (Disabled Persons Housing Service Aberdeenshire)

Housing Rights (information for new arrivals in the UK)

Minority Ethnic Housing Project (housing advice for applicants from minority ethnic communities)

NESEN (North East Scotland Equalities Network)


General

CITB Construction Apprenticeship Vacancies - September 2020

Police Scotland's Herbert Protocol leaflet (support for people with dementia) and application form

ICO (Information Commissioner's Office)

Investors in People

NHS Grampian

PMAS (Property Managers Association Scotland)

SFHA (Scottish Federation of Housing Associations)

Scottish Government (Housing)

SHR (Scottish Housing Regulator)

SPSO (Scottish Public Services Ombudsman)

RBS Little Book of Big Scams - useful info to help protect yourself against fraud and scams
 

Grampian Housing Association is not responsible for any legal, professional or financial advice contained on sites to which links are offered and is not responsible for the content to be found on these sites.

 

 

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