offer you a confidential interview to discuss matters;
help you to fill in forms;
advise you where you can get further advice;
set up a repayment plan which is affordable to you;
advise you how to avoid getting behind with your rent again.
Please remember that Housing Association staff are available to help you at all times.
If you wish to approach a debt agency for help, you should ensure it gives free and independent advice.
For free confidential information on all money matters, benefits entitlements, etc (for example, management of debt or financial management such as budgeting), you may wish to contact a local advice agency, such as:-
Citizens Advice Bureau
telephone 01478 612032
We have put together some websites that may help you find the information you need.
Citizens' Advice Bureau - www.slcab.org.uk
Highland Council Income Maximisation Team – www.highland.gov.uk/incomemaximisation
Government State Pension Calculator - www.gov.uk/calculate-state-pension
Government Benefits Adviser - www.gov.uk/benefits-adviser
Money Advice Service Budget Planner - www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk
Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association is not responsible for the contents or reliability of any linked web sites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of any linked pages.
Who can I speak to?
You can speak to our Rent Account Manager, Janet Masson, or our Rent Account Assistant, Linda Shaw.