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Universal Credit Update April 2019

There’s been some good news for some Universal Credit claimants because the Work Allowance has gone up from 1st April 2019. The Work Allowance is the amount of your earnings that are ignored before they start having an effect on your Universal Credit payments. You can get a Work Allowance if you or your partner […]

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Teenage apprentice happy he took the plunge – a year into his job role

This time last year Jordan Mahoney was a 16-year-old pupil, studying at St Gregory’s High School, and revising for his GCSE exams. What a difference a year makes! You may remember that Jordan secured an apprenticeship with Ashley & McDonough Ltd – our heating contractor. The teenager wanted to follow in his Grandad’s footsteps, as he […]

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Celebrations as Warrington Housing Association Choose Ashley & McDonough Ltd as Gas Maintenance & Repairs Provider

The Ashley & McDonough Team are delighted to have been chosen by Warrington Housing Association to undertake the servicing and 3* maintenance of gas fired central heating systems in the Association’s homes. The contract was procured through Fusion21’s Heating Systems Framework, via direct award and began on April 1st 2019. Darren Cunningham, Chairman of Ashley […]

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Money Matters: Andrew & Eileen’s Story

We approached Steven for help after Eileen became very ill. We were struggling to cope with extra expenses after she came out of hospital and had no idea how we were going to afford to pay for the adaptations we needed at home. The benefits system seemed like a minefield to us and we had […]

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Good luck to the Gateway – at the Northern Housing Awards

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Northern Housing Awards 2019 in the category of ‘Partnering Scheme of the Year’ for our entry showcasing the Gateway. The shortlisting follows our success at last year’s awards, where we were honoured as ‘Resident Support/Advice Programme of the Year’. A total of eight organisations have been shortlisted for the category of ‘Partnering […]

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Talking Finances for National Conversation Week

It’s National Conversation Week, and this year is all about talking finances so our Money Advice Officer – Steven – has put together some top tips to help you make the most of your money. Write a budget Planning a budget might seem boring to some and overwhelming to others, but knowing how much money […]

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National Apprentice Week 2019: WHA celebrates its trio of apprentices

National Apprenticeship Week brings the apprenticeship community together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy. Warrington Housing Association is proud of its three apprentices – Liam, Charlotte and Amy. Here they tell us of their experiences on their two-year programme.  Liam says: “During my time at WHA I have enjoyed […]

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Fashion Show Invite!

You are invited to Warrington Youth Service’s LGBTQ youth group ‘TAGS’ (Teenagers, Gender & Sexuality) fashion show & celebration event. This event is being held in conjunction with Vintage Viola to showcase the fantastic work the TAGS young people have done over the past 12 months. To help support the young people to do this […]

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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