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  • Moving home or staying put -we can help

    SHL Option 11

    Here to helpResettlement

  • 2 Resettlement Services - Moving home or staying put Resettlement Services - Moving home or staying put

    Resettlement Service

    Introduction

    If you are moving into a new house, the Resettlement Team can provide you with the help and support you need to set up home. If you are an existing Stockport Council tenant, the Tenancy Support Service can help you maintain your tenancy.

    Aims of Resettlement and Tenancy Support

    Tosupportyouthroughamajorchangeinlifestyle.

    Tomakesurethatyouraccommodationissuitable, you can cope with it, and youre settling into the community.

    Toco-ordinatethesupportyougetfromuswith support from other agencies.

    Topreventyourtenancybreakingdown. Topreventthecycleofhomelessness,

    supporting you to keep your tenancy.Very positive, lots of good advice and contact information.Fabulous staff.Customer

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    I think the service is invaluable to someone starting a new tenancy.Customer

    Do I qualify for Resettlement?

    You can apply if you are a tenant of StockportCouncil, a Registered Social Landlord (RSL), ora private landlord, and you are in one of thefollowing groups:

    careleavers; loneteenageparents; youngpeople(upto21)inafirsttenancy; refugees; peoplefleeingdomesticviolence; singlehomelesspeople; homelessfamilies; newtenants; peoplewithlearningdifficulties; peoplewithmentalhealthproblems; peoplewithdrugproblems;or peoplewithalcoholproblems.

    Our service could be available for you if youneed support for one or more of these reasons.

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    Do I qualify for Tenancy Support?

    You can apply if you are a Stockport Counciltenantandyouarehavingdifficultycopingwithyour tenancy.

    What services do you offer?

    adviceonhousingoptions; helpinviewingahome*; helpwithformfilling-forexample,Housing

    Benefitand CommunityCareGrants; helpwithgettingorstoringfurnitureand

    householdgoods; adviceonbudgetingand housekeeping; adviceonbenefits; liaisonwithotherorganisationsand

    agencies; adviceontrainingandeducation;

    Plusthesespecialityschemes:* Mediationscheme RentBondscheme

    Fordetails,justaskatouroffice.

    Resettlement Service

    To access the many other services, thesupport - its been brilliant and really helped we get settled and back on my feet.Customer

    *OnlyappliestotheResettlementService

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    *OnlyappliestotheResettlementService

    How will you help me?

    YoullhaveanexperiencedOfficertohelpwith all housing needs.

    YouandtheOfficerwillworkoutasupportplan and put it in writing.

    Wellprovideapackageofvisitsandsupport, and check every month that it still meets your needs.

    Adrop-inserviceatthetemporaryaccommodationschemes*.

    Ageneraldrop-inserviceeveryafternoonatourofficeat1St.PetersSquare(ifwehave to change the time or place, well put up notices about it).

    Afterthesupportpackagehascometoan end, you can still use our service by phoningorvisitingouroffice.

    Wewillalwaystakeyourviewsintoaccount, as we aim to help you decide what service and support you need, and provide it from day one.

    Goodadviceandhelp when you need it.Customer

  • 6 Resettlement Services - Moving home or staying put Resettlement Services - Moving home or staying put

    For more information about what you havereadinthisleafletortoapplyforourservice, please contact us at:

    Resettlement TeamHousing Need and Support ServicesStockportHomes,1St.PetersSquare,StockportSK11NZ

    Tel: 01614743772Fax: 01614743775Email: resettlement.team@stockporthomes.org

    Opening Hours: Monday 8.30am - 4.30pmTuesday 9.30am - 4.30pmWednesday 8.30am - 4.30pmThursday 8.30am - 4.30pmFriday 9.30am - 4.00pm

    Resettlement Service

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    Otherusefulleaflets

    Thereareotherleafletsintheseriesthatyoumayfindhelpful:

    SHL Option 1 Your Housing Options in Stockport

    SHL Option 2a Homechoice and other social housing

    SHL Option 2b Homechoice - How do I get a property?

    SHL Option 3 Are you a young person being asked toleave home?

    SHL Option 4 Looking for private rented accommodation?Strugglingtofindadeposit?

    SHL Option 5 Housing Options for young parents

    SHL Option 6 Housing Options for older people

    SHL Option 7 Housing Options for people leaving prison

    SHL Option 8 More than a home - A guide to work, education and training

    SHL Option 9 Are you homeless in Stockport?

    SHL Option 10 Temporary and supported accommodation in and around Stockport

    SHL Option 12 Do you need furniture for your home?

    SHL Option 13 Moving to an adapted home

    SHL Option 14 Equipment and Adaptations Service

    SHL Option 15 Repossession and eviction - Advice for homeowners and private tenants

  • ThisleafletgivesyouinformationabouttheResettlementServices in Stockport. If you would like a copy in large print, Braille, on audio tape or CD, please contact the Social Inclusion Team on 0161 474 2860 oremail: inclusion@stockporthomes.org

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