We are committed to making sure all our customers and tenants have the skills, knowledge
and confidence to make the financial choices that are right for them.
We do this by offering guidance on a whole range of money management aspects so that our
tenants maximise their income and are able to budget effectively.
Our tenants will be empowered to make changes to improve their quality of life and wellbeing.
By working with partner organisations, our financial inclusion work is proactive and preventative
in helping current and prospective tenants so that they can avoid financial difficulty and are
better placed to maintain their tenancies.
We do this by making sure tenants have access to:
By making our tenants financially capable we will:
Our Cash Wise team provides support to our tenants and prospective tenants in relation
to their financial worries across the district. Support is delivered primarily in the
form of one to one home visits or by appointment at convenient community locations.
The team also deliver a range of engaging workshops to help improve tenancy sustainment
and financial confidence.
Our Cash Wise website is full of useful
information around managing money, job advice, cooking healthy food on a budget and
help with benefit issues. There site also has an easy to use budget calculator to help
you understand your incomings and outgoings.
If you are struggling with your money or your tenancy you can self-refer for support
through the website and a member of the team will contact you back.