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17 Apr Community Café Consultation What do you want from your community café?
11 Apr Police Scotland – How to check an officer’s identity We are aware there has been a recent increase in scams and frauds which utilise impersonation as a core part of the crime. Police Scotland have produced a flyer with information on how to check an officer’s identity.
10 Apr Lift Refurbishment at 1 Northinch Court, Whiteinch Centre Please note that the lift which services the Whiteinch Centre and the offices of Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association will be out of service for the period 23rd April 2024 until 22nd May 2024.
18 Mar Appointments with Welfare Rights Officer As you know, since February we’ve only have one Welfare Rights Officer, Lauren. She’s incredibly busy so there is a delay in getting an appointment with her and we ask for your patience and understanding about this. The good news is that we have a new Welfare Rights Officer starting in April so waiting time for an appointment will reduce when they are in post.
12 Mar WSHA partner with WorkingRite Whiteinch and Scotstoun Housing Association (WSHA) have partnered with WorkingRite, offering placements for young people from the Whiteinch and Scotstoun areas.
12 Mar Thriving Places: Housing Associations, Co-operatives and Community Investment WSHA has been featured in the SFHA ‘Thriving Places’ Report, highlighting the role of housing associations as community anchors.
26 Feb Reduce, Reuse and Raise Funds for Your Community We are taking part in a Lintel Trust initiative aimed to help raise money to be spent in our community. Lintel Trust has provided a branded textile recycling bank, in partnership with Clyde Recycling, placed next to our office.
16 Feb Family Fund FREE face-to-face iPad workshop National charity Family Fund is running a free face-to-face iPad workshop in Scotstoun, Glasgow on Tuesday 20 February from 11.00am - 1.30pm.
17 Jan WSHA and Glasgow Eco Trust partnership services for tenants WSHA and Glasgow Eco Trust partnership services for tenants
08 Jan We are proud to be part of Vodafone’s everyone.connected programme We are proud to be part of Vodafone’s everyone.connected programme to help 4 MILLION people and businesses cross the digital divide.
08 Jan Payment and qualifying dates for next Cost of Living Payment The DWP have announced the payment date for the next Cost of Living Payment – worth £299.
08 Jan We have partnered with WorkingRite Whiteinch & Scotstoun HA have partnered with WorkingRite to provide employment & training opportunities for young people aged 16-24
19 Dec Office Closure over Festive Period The WSHA office will be closed from 1pm on Friday 22nd December 2023 to Wednesday 3rd January 2024; re-opening on Thursday 4th January 2024.
14 Dec WSHA Christmas Fayre 2023 On the 2nd December WSHA held our second Christmas Fayre.
13 Dec Community Projects Fund 2024–2025 Applications for the Community Projects Fund 2024–2025 are now open.
07 Dec Warm Home Discount Warm Home Discount – money available to help with electricity bills
06 Dec Whiteinch Community Council Update The latest update includes information regarding the Burgh Halls, Street / Civic Trees, Park Defibrillator, Tennis Courts, Library Underpass, Christmas Lights and Meeting Arrangements.
23 Nov Get cosy with the Energy Saving Trust’s energy saving tips Follow the Energy Saving Trust’s tips & advice for quick and easy ways to save energy, lower your bills and reduce your carbon footprint.
14 Nov Community Advisory Group The Whiteinch Centre are holding an information session on Monday 20th November 2023 to provide more details on the launch of our Community Advisory Group.
09 Nov WSHA joins VPCT WSHA joins Victoria Park Community Trust as a member organisation
07 Nov Full Fibre Network Coming to WSHA Closes from 2024 City Fibre will begin to install their full fibre network to our closes in the new year.
07 Nov WSHA Highlights from 2022-2023 We’ve created a short video to share our key highlights from 2022-23.
26 Oct ENOUGH! Empowering young woman, encouraging healthy relationships A support service for 13-19 year olds
09 Oct If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness… Please read on for contact details for where to seek advice and assistance.
29 Sep Health Walks from the Whiteinch Centre on a Tuesday sponsored by WSHA Join Glasgow Eco Trust for a weekly health walk on Tue 3 & 10 Oct 2023. The walk will last up to one hour and will explore the local Whiteinch area.
29 Sep WSHA & ECO Trust Children’s Cycling Skills course in Victoria Park WSHA in partnership with Glasgow ECO Trust are delighted to be providing a free Children’s Cycling Skills course Monday 16th October 2023 11:00am – 2:00pm in Victoria Park.
21 Sep Introducing WS Estate Services Ltd WS Estate Services Ltd was established in 2017 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Whiteinch & Scotstoun Housing Association Ltd. Find out more about the work they do and the positive impact they have on the community by watching this short video.
19 Sep Changes in Working Tax & Child Credit - Urgent Over the next few months people who are in receipt of working tax credit and child tax credits will receive a migration notice from the DWP. This notice will invite you to claim Universal Credit as part of the government’s plans to move all working age benefit claimant’s over to UC. If you do not claim within the time scale advised, your benefits will stop.
08 Sep Staff Blogs Housing as a Career of Choice In the run up to Scottish Housing Day on 13/09/2023, WSHA staff have been sharing their stories on how they ended up with a career in housing.
29 Aug Men Matter WHAT IS MEN MATTER? Men Matter is an organisation that supports All Men’s mental health, improve men's quality of life, expand and enrich men’s connections. They facilitate activities that support positive mental, physical and emotional health and wellbeing for men.
10 Aug Why not make your rent payment using the allpay payment app Did you know you can make your rent payments through the allpay payment app? Download it for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play or Windows Phone store.
10 Aug Save the Date: Scottish Housing Day 2023 Wednesday 13th September 2023
04 Aug Free family fun day – Sunday 20th August Ukranian Society of Glasgow free family fun day, 12-4pm in Victoria Park. Taster sessions for sports: netball, football, rugby tots, tennis, bike marking, fire engine and much more!
19 Jul Pre-Payment Meters Update From the 1st of July prepayment meter households will no longer pay more on average for their energy than direct debit customers, as the government scraps unfair charge.
10 Jul WSHA Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2023 WSHA Tenants Satisfaction Survey starting soon. It’s important we know how all our tenants feel about us and so, over the next two years all our tenants will be contacted.
10 Jul Kids eat free in the summer holidays Money Saving Expert has a list of places that kids can eat for free or a £1 during the school holidays.
04 Jul The Glasgow Children's Holiday Food and Activity Programme The Glasgow Children's Holiday Food and Activity Programme will operate during the Summer 2023 holiday. This holiday is between 26 June and 11 August, but please check with organisations which days they will be operating.
04 Jul Free Debt Advice Locally The Sumerfield Centre at Whiteinch Cross (21 Smith Street Glasgow G14 0RX) is providing free debt advice and money support in partnership with Christians Against Poverty.
04 Jul Whiteinch Community Pantry Helping to feed our community every week. If you live locally and find yourself struggling for food (you don’t have to be on benefits), Whiteinch Community Pantry are here to help.
03 Jul Committee of Management 2023/24 This year’s Annual General Meeting took place on 28th June at the Whiteinch Centre where elections to the committee of management were announced.
19 Jun Karen Auld It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that I have to inform you of the sudden passing of our colleague and friend Karen Auld.
31 May Universal Credit – Managed Migration Managed Migration is the final phase of the roll out of Universal Credit.
23 Mar How does the rent increase affect Universal Credit & Housing Benefit Claimants An update on how the rent increase affects Universal Credit & Housing Benefit claimants
23 Jan Dolly Partons Imagination Library Are you a tenant with a child under 5? If so, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library could help your child to build their very own library!
29 Apr Apply now for the Scottish Child Payment The Poverty Alliance has launched a new information leaflet, to help parents and carers apply for the Scottish Child Payment.
27 Jul Be Safe in Open Water! Tragically there have been a number of deaths from drowning during the good weather. Please read the full article for advice on keeping safe in Scotland's waters.
05 Apr New Bulk Uplift Service Begins The weekly bulk uplift service from the City Council has been permanently withdrawn but we have replaced it with a service using our subsidiary WS Estate Services Ltd.
30 Mar Attention All Applicants for Housing We are assisting Glasgow City Council with rehousing the backlog of homeless applicants that has built up over the COVID Pandemic lockdown due to house letting having been severely disrupted.
20 Nov Scottish Child Payment is now Open for Applications Scottish Child Payment is a new payment for families on tax credits or certain benefits to help towards the costs of looking after a child. It’s £40 paid every four weeks for each child under six.
17 Oct Fuel Grant Announced for Glasgow Glasgow City Council has announced a new scheme for families with children at home and receiving Council Tax Reduction which was launched in October 2022 by Glasgow City Council. More information can be found here.

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