LATEST NEWS

OVER 50 AND LIVING IN NEATH PORT TALBOT?

The Older Persons' Council works with Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, various health services and the Welsh Assembly Government, along with many other organisations that have an influence over the lives of all older people. If you are aged over 50 and would you like to represent the older generation in your community within Neath Port Talbot, then you can learn more about the OLDER PERSONS' COUNCIL by clicking on the highlighted text.


COMMUNITY HOUSING OFFICERS

The Community Housing Officers for some areas of Family Housing's housing have recently changed. A full list can be viewed by CLICKING HERE.


FHA BUSINESS PLAN - VISION 2020

Family Housing have just published their Business Plan - Vision 2020. CLICK HERE to watch the presentation (opens in a new window / tab).


WANT HELP FINDING WORK OR HELP WITH IT SKILLS?

Family Housing can offer help and support if you want to:

  • Access training
  • Gain new skills
  • Search for jobs
  • Learn how to use the internet

For more information either CLICK HERE or contact Carol on 01792 482762


TIME CREDITS IN AMMANFORD

Family Housing is currently working with SPICE – to deliver a time credit scheme in Ammanford.  It means that tenants can give an hour of their time in helping someone else and earn one credit.  The credit can be spent at a lot of places.  This is a great way to foster community relations whilst at the same time helping each other.

Please CLICK HERE for further information or contact Teresa Greenall at Family Housing - Tel: 01792 482160 or email teresa.greenall@fha-wales.com


RECYCLING WHITE GOODS IN CARMARTHENSHIRE

Gwyn i Wyrdd is part of the Social Care, Health & Housing Department of Carmarthenshire County Council. The project is part of a training facility for adults with disabilities and individuals that are economically inactive seeking work experience and training.

Gwyn i Wyrdd Domestic Appliance Reuse Centre Cross Hands Carmarthenshire is a project to minimize the amount of WEEE (Electrical Waste) generated in Carmarthenshire and to promote the recycling, repair and reuse of electrical goods in particular white goods.

They will collect your unwanted white goods for free (£10 for up to 2 refrigeration items). You can also buy refurbished items. Full details are on their WEBSITE.


COMMUNITY FUNDING

Would you like to get together with your neighbours and hold an event or buy something for use by all tenants on your site?

Family Housing are now offering small grants of up to £500 for projects in your community.  Have a look at our COMMUNITY FUNDING page.


FAMILY MATTERS

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Recent editions of "FAMILY MATTERS" are available on Family Housing's website.  (opens in a new window - Requires Adobe Reader)


YOUR BENEFITS ARE CHANGING

Revamped "Your Benefits Are Changing" website at www.yourbenefitsarechanging.co.uk. Lots of useful information here!


COMMUNITY FUNDING

Got an idea that would benefit all the residents on your site? Family Housing are offering small grants for projects in your community. More details here.





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