News and Events

News & Events


Keep Well This Winter: Support in Warrington 

Keep Well This Winter: Support in Warrington  With shorter days and chilly weather, it becomes crucial to prioritize our well-being and ensure we stay warm and healthy throughout the season. At Warrington Housing Association, we understand the challenges that the winter months can bring, and that’s why we have support systems in place to assist […]

Gerry Kiddle is a woman in a black pattern blouse against a neutral wall at Warrington Housing Association

Commitment to our community: meet our new Director of Social Value

We are proud to announce the appointment of our first Director of Social Value – Gerry Kiddle – to lead our continuing commitment to community wellbeing in Warrington. You may already know Gerry as the director of our over-50s centre and our property maintenance agency. She will continue to be responsible for these services while […]

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 […]


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 […]


Gas Safe Funding available for Warrington residents

Do you live in Warrington and have gas work that needs doing?  There is funding available of up to £200 per Warrington household to get gas-related jobs completed.  In Gas Safety Week, Warrington Home Improvement Agency (WHiA) is encouraging local residents with a long-term health condition or in receipt of income related benefits to get […]


Coronavirus Update!

Due to Government advice and guidance Warrington Housing Association, WHiA & LifeTime have taken the steps to close our offices to the public.  All our services are running as normal at this time however, they can only be accessed via telephone WHA Office 01925 246810 / WHA Out of Hours Repairs Service 0844 8933986 / […]


Teamwork bringing life changing results for a Warrington resident

Teamwork between Warrington Housing Improvement Agency (WHIA) and Warrington Council has ‘changed the life’ of a mum and her daughter thanks to adaptations in their home. Sadly, the adaptions became necessary to their Birchwood home after the daughter lost her mobility following an accident three years ago – now her mum says they both ‘have […]

Proud to be part of the Gateway team

Here at WHiA we are proud to be a part of the Gateway, a team of organisations that puts the people of Warrington at the heart of our work. We have put together a social impact report for the first time to show how our work collectively helps you, your family and friends in the […]


Mr G’s Story

Mr G contacted WHiA regarding a number of issues with his property. His combi boiler and gas fire which hadn’t been used in several years and he was unsure if it worked or if it was safe. There was an issue with his front door being difficult to open and close and the rear door […]


Mr & Mrs A’ Story

Mrs A rang WHiA after being given the telephone number by Age Concern. She had rung them for assistance to fill out an Attendance Allowance Form for her husband who is 15 years older than her and suffers from Dementia and additional health issues. Mrs A said that they were struggling financially and I advised […]


“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

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