Other housing issues and support

Other housing issues and support 

If you need help with housing issues, there are different places you might be able to find it. You may be able to get help with the cost of heating your home, or paying back debts because of energy bills. There are services like tenancy support, which might be able to help if you have a disability or a health issue and are having tenancy problems. There is information about fire safety, help to look after your garden, help controlling pests, problems with neighbours and more.

 

Housing and care homes

29 Records in Other housing issues and support.

  • Aid for the Aged in Distress (AFTAID)

    AFTAID, 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4PE

    Telephone: 0870 803 1950

    Description: This registered charity provides emergency grants to help elderly people in need or distress.

  • British Gas Energy Trust

    Freepost British Gas Energy Trust

    Telephone: 01733 421 060

    Description: This trust provides help with energy bills and other essential household costs for people living in fuel poverty, or affected by other suffering or distress.

  • Cold Weather Payments

    Description: Cold Weather Payments are intended to help towards extra heating costs during very cold weather.

  • Fire safety for older people

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 (for general enquiries), 020 7960 3629 (textphone/minicom)

    Description: London Fire Brigade can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and they can fit specialised smoke alarms for you.

  • Fire safety for people with disabilities

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 (for general enquiries), 020 7960 3629 (textphone)

    Description: London Fire Brigade can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and they can fit specialised smoke alarms for you.

  • Fire Service - Wandsworth

    Telephone: 020 8555 1200 ext. 37601 (for non-emergency situations) or ext. 54845 (to request a home fire safety visit)

    Description: The fire service can visit you at home to provide free fire safety advice and can also fit specialised smoke alarms for those with difficulty hearing, seeing or moving around.

  • Hestia floating support (generic service)

    Hestia Floating Support Service, 966 Garratt Lane, Tooting Broadway, London, SW17 0ND

    Telephone: 020 8767 8426

    Description: Hestia provides floating support services to people living in Wandsworth to help them maintain their tenancy, manage any other diagnoses (such as substance abuse), and to live independently in the community.

  • Hestia floating support (substance misuse service)

    Hestia Floating Support Service, 966 Garratt Lane, Tooting Broadway, London, SW17 0ND

    Telephone: 020 8767 8426

    Description: Hestia provides floating support services to people living in Wandsworth to help them maintain their tenancy, manage any other diagnoses, and to live independently in the community.

  • Housing Ombudsman Service

    Exchange Tower Harbour Exchange Square London, E14 9GE

    Telephone: 0300 111 3000

    Description: The Housing Ombudsman Service looks at all complaints about social housing, including local housing authorities such as councils, housing associations, and other landlords, managers, and agents.

  • Housing options for older and disabled people

    Description: The council's housing department provides information and advice about housing options for older and disabled people, including sheltered housing.