News and Events

News & Events

How WHiA is more than just a repair service for older people

From boiler repairs and leaking roofs to having a chat – WHiA is a lifeline to Warrington’s older residents as the nights draw in.   The home improvement service is run by Warrington Housing Association for older, disabled or vulnerable people and families on low incomes who own their own homes or live in private rented […]

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The WHiA team are more like family than work colleagues

  As England closed down for another month of lockdown, we spoke to Nicola Isaac, a caseworker with WHA-run Warrington Home Information and Improvement Agency. She returned to WHiA earlier this year after maternity leave and found it a very different place to the one she had left 10 months before.   Nicola has been part […]

Navigating the benefits maze for mixed-aged couples

Recent changes to the welfare benefits system have created a minefield for couples nearing their retirement age, meaning they could be over £100 per week worse off if they make the wrong choices regarding which benefits to claim. To help residents understand their rights, our Money Advice Officer has put together a Q&A about how […]

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Coronavirus Update to Customers

Whilst the majority of our colleagues will be working from home during this next phase of lockdown, we will continue with a “business as usual” approach to delivering all of our services.  However, please let us know if you are having any difficulties so that we can provide you with additional support during this time. […]

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Exciting changes in our Retirement Services Department this week!

Warrington Housing Association have launched a new and exciting Retirement Service open to those over 55 years old and living in or, near to our Retirement Accommodation. Our new approach is all about maintaining independence in a way that is right for you! With our agile Independent Living Coordinators, a 24/7 pull cord, giving peace […]

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Updates for customers following the Governments latest announcement

Following on from yesterdays Government announcement about the introduction of a 3 phased response to Covid (Medium, High and Very High).   As customers will probably already be aware, Warrington is currently defined as “High” within the new categorisation.  Although this could change as numbers in terms of positive tests and hospital admissions change locally. WHA will continue to […]

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Q&A with Andrew Lewis, Development Manager

Warrington Housing Association has appointed its first ever Development Lead, Andrew Lewis. We asked him why the role has been taken in-house, what are WHA’s housing ambitions, and why Warrington is such a great place to live  Andrew Lewis took up the role of Development Lead at Warrington Housing Association just as the pandemic was […]

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Emily’s Day at Warrington Housing Association

Children have been spending a lot more time with their parents since Covid-19 arrived, whether in lockdown, quarantine, isolation, or just keeping a safe distance from the rest of the world.  WHA customer service advisor Liz Corbett brought her daughter Emily to work just before she was due back in school for the first time […]

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WHA backs Warrington Foodbank for fourth year running

WHA colleagues have raised £422 for Warrington Foodbank through dress down days and tuck shop sales.  Colleagues, volunteers & members of Lifetime and tenants from all of our residential schemes, have also donated food & hygiene products throughout the year.  Lynn Woodger, WHA Customer Service Advisor who has overseen the charity drive, said: “Warrington Foodbank […]

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We are delighted to announce the successful go-live of our new housing & finance solution!

We have now gone live with a new housing, property services and finance system, set to improve our tenants’ and colleagues’ experiences.  At the start of this year, we commissioned Designer Software’s HomeMaster suite of products, including Housing Management, Property Services, Tenant and Contractor Portals, Finance and Component Accounting, with the aim of delivering outstanding […]

Testimonials

“Thank you so much for your help in getting me set up in my new home” 

Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

“I felt like a big weight had been lifted off my shoulders and that I had somebody on my side”

Barbara, WHA resident

Warrington Housing Association 

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Tel: 01925 246810
Fax: 01925 246814
Email: admin@wha.org.uk

Warrington Housing Association, the Gateway, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR

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