hardship Scheme in South Wales
Homemakers Hardship Scheme was formed in 2010 to help support people who have been left in a crisis situation or left homeless with no means to help furnish a home. We raise funds to help support giving away free furniture to those individuals and families. We also require funding to cover the cost of storage, loss of income through sales, delivery costs, volunteer and staff costs. Homemakers is only able to help when funding is available.
Homemakers works with the following organisations to support these people:-
Wallich Clifford is a homelessness charity and have been working with homeless and vulnerable people for over 25 years.
It works to find lasting solutions to homelessness and prevent its occurrence by working with those who are in danger of becoming homeless.
Blaenau Gwent Domestic Abuse Service
Domestic Abuse is the actual or threatened physical, emotional, psychological, sexual or financial abuse of a person by their partner, family member or someone with whom there is, or has been, a close relationship.
Domestic Abuse also relates to allowing or causing a child to witness domestic abuse.
Provide support, information and advocacy to those who are vulnerable and marginalised as the result of their own or someone else's drug and / or alcohol misuse, in order to improve their physical, social and emotional well–being. Improve individuals', communities', and society's understanding and awareness of the relationship between drug / alcohol use, misuse, vulnerability and exclusion, in order to overcome barriers which perpetuate the cycle.
Gofal Cymru is a registered mental health charity and not for profit organisation which has been established in Wales for 16 years.
Women's Aid Monmouthshire Ltd
WAIMON is the leading domestic abuse agency in Monmouthshire. It is a charity that offers practical and emotional support and information to women and children who are experiencing domestic abuse, or have experienced domestic abuse in the past.
Shelter Cymru works for the prevention of homelessness and the improvement of housing conditions in Wales, and the right of everyone to a safe, suitable, affordable home.
Are a charitable organisation focused on Preventing Abuse and Promoting Independence for women, men and children escaping Domestic Violence and educating the youth of Wales about abuse and its consequences.
Melin Homes is a registered social landlord. Melin were created in 2007 and own and manage over 3,500 properties in Blaenau Gwent Monmouthshire, Torfaen, Newport and Powys.
Melin are a major provider of affordable homes in South East Wales.
Charter manages over 5,000 homes across Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Monmouthshire. Charter along with Derwen Cymru, which provides specialist housing for older people, is part of the Pobl Group.
Homes for rent and for low cost home ownership can be found in both urban and rural locations and vary from family homes and single person flats to retirement apartments. For more information www.poblgroup.co.uk
Monmouthshire Housing Association
Monmouthshire Housing Association (MHA) Ltd was established on 21st January 2008 to receive the housing stock of Monmouthshire County Council (MCC) through a large scale voluntary transfer. The Association is a new Industrial and Provident Society (IPS), managed by a voluntary board and an executive management team.
MHA's main purpose is to provide and manage affordable homes in Monmouthshire for people who need them and to ensure all those homes are improved to meet the Welsh Housing Quality Standard by 2012 and then maintained at that standard. The Association manages and maintains around 3,600 homes and 290 leasehold properties, as well as large numbers of garages and other land around and within our estates.