Useful Links

Housing for the Telford area

Social Housing

Bromford, Sanctuary, Bournville

Properties for the above are advertised on www.homesdirect.org.uk

Wrekin Housing Trust Tel: 01952 217217

Properties  are accessed by registering on www.wrekinhousingtrust.org.uk 

Private Rental properties accredited by Telford and Wrekin Council

www.telfordhomefinder.co.uk

Telephone 01952 381940

Homelessness

·        Shelter Homelessness Free advice helpline - 0808 800 4444

 

Telford & Wrekin Council – Housing needs team

Tel:                 01952 381921/381925

Email: housing.services@telford.gov.uk

 

·        Maninplace

Accommodation and Support

Telephone 01952 248248

 

·        KiP homeless/rough sleepers

Emergency accommodation

Telephone 01952 256007 to register

 

 

·        Rough sleepers reporting line Telford

01952 259204

 

Benefits and benefit help

 

https://www.gov.uk/benefits-adviser

http://www.citizensadvice.co.uk/getadvice/benefit-calculator/

http://www.turn2us.org.uk/

http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/benefits-check

http://applications.telford.gov.uk/calculator/ - for calculations of Housing Benefit Entitlement for the Telford and Wrekin Area

https://www.gov.uk/tax-credits-calculator

Benefits Numbers: Monday to Friday 8am-6pm

New benefit claims only Telephone: 0800 055 6688

Existing Claims

·        Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, Incapacity Benefit or

Employment and Support Allowance

0345 608 8545

·        Maternity Allowance 0345 608 8610

·        Bereavement 0345 608 8601

·        Universal Credit 0345 600 0723

·        Social Fund 0345 603 6967

Personal Independence Payment claims 0800 917 2222

·        General information about PiPs 0345 850 3322

Disability Living Allowance helpline 0345 712 3456 – current claims only, and new applications for under 16’s

Attendance Allowance helpline 0345 605 6055

Tax Credits Helpline 0345 3003900

Child Benefit 0300 200 3100 (8am-8pm Mon to Fri, Sat 8-4pm)

Telford Housing Benefits/ Council Tax Support

·        Telford and Wrekin Revenues And Benefits Team

Southwater One

Tel: 01952 383838

                   First Point at Southwater One is open 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am-1pm.

Telford & Wrekin Council - Discretionary Housing Payments Team

01952 383858

 

 

Debt Advisors

http://www.nationaldebtline.co.uk/

http://www.moneyexpert.com/debt-managment

CAB    http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/   tel: 08451461554

National Debtline

Phone: 0808 808 4000

Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS)

IVAs, debt relief orders and debt management plans are available free of charge to those who need them through the debt advice charity the Consumer Credit Counselling Service. To find out the best pathway for you out of debt, use the CCCS Debt Remedy online tool. Not all debt solutions suit everybody so by using the Debt Remedy tool you can get debt advice tailored to your individual debt problem to work out what is best for you. As with all of the debt help provided by CCCS, it is completely free of charge. Visit them online to find out more.

Phone: 0800 138 1111

Community Legal Advice (CLA)

If you qualify for legal aid, CLA can provide free help or legal advice over the phone for problems with debt, housing, employment, education and welfare benefits and tax credits.

Phone: 0845 345 4345

http://www.stepchange.org  tel: 0800138111

 

To find out a supplier to a particular property:

GAS: 0870 6081524

ELECTRIC: 0845 6030618

Utilities Ombudsman

Telephone 0330 440 1614

Email: enquiries@os-energy.org

Website: www.ombudsman-services.org

Severn Trent Water:

www.stwater.co.uk

Billing queries - 03457 500 500

Supply issues - 0800 783 4444 (24/7)

Severn Trent Trust Fund 0121 3557766

Water Direct Scheme 08456 022777 – for payments made direct from Benefits

 

Severn Trent Water Sure Scheme 03457 500500

 

For customers on a water meter, with specific health conditions which cause bills in excess of £333 per year, and in receipt of benefits or have a low income

Web page www.stwater.co.uk/households/about-your-account-and-bill/trouble-paying-your-bill/our-watersure-scheme/

For customers in Social Housing

 

www.energyextra.co.uk - advice and guidance on how to gain cheaper energy bills/ reduce usage – good for basic energy saving advice ideas in leaflet form.

 

 

http://www.energyhelpline.com

Helpline number: 0800 074 0745        Mon-Fri 9am-8pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm

Local Health and wellbeing services

 

 

GP’s

Linden Hall Surgery Newport 01952 820400

 

Wellington Road Surgery Newport 01952 811677

 

Malinslee Surgery 01952 501234

Donnington Medical Practice 01952 605252

Hadley Medical Practice                01952 249251

Limes Walk Oakengates 01952 620077

Charlton Practice Oakengates 01952 620138

Lawley Practice 01952 560011

Wellington Surgery 01952 226000

Dawley Medical 01952 630505

Stirchley Medical 01952 660444

Leegomery 01952 255855

Madeley 01952 585566

Ironbridge 01952 432568

Woodside 01952 586691

Hollinswood 01952 293949

Malling Health Town centre 01952 293258

Malling Health PRH 01952 457414

Sutton Hill 01952 586471

Priorslee 01952 299521

High Ercall 01952 770224

Psychological Services

East Wrekin CMHT, Leonard Street, Oakengates 01952 381605

West Wrekin CMHT Wrekin road Wellington 01952 381670

Primary Care Mental Health team, Longden House, Donnington wood 01952 613822

Assertive Outreach 01952 381711

OT service

Health Visitors in Telford and Wrekin Tel: 01952 580300

Dentists

Newport Dental: 2 Stafford Street, Newport, Tel: 01952 811973

Dawley Dental: Doseley Road North, Dawley Telford TF4 3AL Tel: 01952 502866

Podiatry Shropshire Services: Tel: 01743 277679