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Housing support

If you are moving into a new house or need support with your existing tenancy, the Housing Support Team can provide you with the help and support you need. 

For more information, please contact the Housing Support Team on 0161 474 3772 or email housingsupport.team@stockporthomes.org

  • Support available

    If you require housing support, an individual support plan will be drawn up between you and the housing support officer. This will include an on-going package of visits and support, which will be reviewed on a monthly basis. 

    The services available include:

    • advice on different housing options
    • help with getting furniture and household goods
    • advice on budgeting
    • advice on benefits
    • to liaise with other organisations and agencies 
    • to refer you to any relevant agencies, for example, employment support, education, training, volunteering, drug and alcohol services, counselling
    • help accessing low cost groceries
    • help attending first appointments 
    • drop-in surgeries at Cornerstone Monday-Friday, 1pm-4pm
    • furnished tenancies - provide assistance with carpeting, furniture, white goods
    • block support - we have a dedicated officer in the blocks
    • drop-in surgeries for people living in temporary accommodation
    • help with your support needs through our Housing Support Officers 
  • Furnished tenancy scheme

    This scheme aims to help you set up your home if you do not have furniture, do not have sufficient funds to purchase furniture or you are not able to access a Stockport Local Assistance Scheme Grant to get the items you need.

    Furnished tenancies are only available to Stockport Homes tenants. A package of new, quality essential items can be delivered directly to your home, once the relevant application has been completed. A typical package of furniture includes carpets, cooker, fridge freezer (which are connected when fitted) and bedroom furniture.

    For more information, please call us on 0161 474 3772

  • How to refer someone for Housing Support

    To refer someone for Housing Support, please complete the Housing Support Referral Form here.

  • Housing support drop-in surgery

    We hold Housing Support drop-in surgeries at Cornerstone, 2 Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3NQ every afternoon 1pm - 4.30pm

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Page last reviewed 11/02/2019