We work with a number of specialist agencies offering individual
support and advice for our customers:
Leeway is a specialist domestic abuse charity based in Norfolk
and Suffolk. It supports adults, children and young people. We
manage 2 refuges in Norfolk with Leeway for women escaping domestic
Leeway helps the women work through complex issues - rebuilding
their self-esteem. In 2010/11 we supported around 80 women and 100
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view a short film produced by Leeway on Domestic Violence.
Our other key partner provides housing support to tenants at
Devonshire Close. 20 people with enduring mental ill-health
difficulties live independently in self-contained accommodation.
Professional on-call support is available 24 hours a day.
Our neighbourhood officer works closely with staff at Julian
Support to ensure that the service meets customers'
Norfolk Housing Alliance
We are members of the Norfolk Housing Alliance, a body made up
of the 10 major housing associations in Norfolk as well as the only
two remaining stock holding councils in Norfolk, Norwich City
Council and Great Yarmouth Borough Council. Members
work collaboratively on common purposes and aims, maximising the
impact of initiatives through efficiency, innovation and joint
working. Through the formation of a single social
housing provider body for the county, the Norfolk Housing Alliance
has strengthened strategic relationships through active partnership
working and co-operation with Norfolk statutory agencies and
voluntary and specialist agencies. We currently hold the
chairmanship of the Alliance for 2012/13.
StepChange Debt Charity
We have partnered with StepChange Debt Charity who are the UK's
leading debt advice organisation. They offer free, confidential
advice and support to anyone who is worried about debt.
Their team of debt experts help over 350,000 people a year
across the UK to overcome their debt problems and get their lives
back on track.