Whether you private rent, hold a Social Housing tenancy or are living with friends or family, the Housing Solutions team provide advice and assistance to those who are homeless, threatened with homelessness or are inadequately housed.
In your appointment, your Housing Solutions Officer will develop and agree a Personal Housing Plan (PHP) with you which will contain a set of reasonable steps for you both to carry out which will assist you in resolving your housing difficulties. We can also help by:
Registering for Homes4U
Discussing alternative housing solutions such as renting privately (VATS)
Mediating with family/friends/landlords to assist in keeping you in your home where appropriate and possible
Referring to relevant support agencies
Landlord Support Request Form
One Stop Advice Shop
The One Stop Advice Shop offers advice for people aged between 16 and 25 and their parents or Carers. If you are having difficulties at home, there is help available to you. They offer:
A mediation service to help you to reconnect with your family
Assessment from Children Services and Housing to see what extra support you need/want.
Support while you are in alternative accommodation
Referrals into supported accommodation
Help accessing benefits
Planning for permanent accommodation
Additionally, they can help you through the Learning4life project and with Careers Wales to access education, training, employment and voluntary opportunities.
236 Holton Road
Vale of Glamorgan
Telephone numbers and addresses of some local facilities and national help lines that you may find useful:
9 Holton road, Barry CF63 4HA
Shelter Cymru - Shelter provides advice to people in housing need.
Atal Y Fro - Atal Y Fro offers support for people suffering domestic violence.
121 Broad Street, Barry, CF63 4HS
Flying Start - The aim is to support families to give children a better start in life.
Skomer Road, Barry, CF62 9DA
236 Holton Road, Barry, CF63 4HS
Citizens Advice Bureau - Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone.
119 Broad Street
Mind - Provides help and support for people with mental health issues.
29 Tynewydd Road, Barry, CF62 8HB
Amy Evans Centre - Offers local services to help people who suffer from mental health issues
Barry Hospital, Colcot Road, Barry, CF62 8YH
Newlands - Offers support for those with drug and alcohol addictions.
26 Newland Street, Barry, CF62 8EA