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For independent advice contact Citizens Advice Worcester
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Armchair, Worcester City
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Maggs Day Centre
for the homeless and vulnerable in Worcester
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Affordable Almshouse Housing for the Homeless

The Charity owns 6 self contained one bedroom flats and a 4 bedroom HMO in St Swithins’s Street, 6 self contained studio flats in Sansome Place, 3 one bedroom flats at Ther Cross, 5 one bedroom flats and a bedsit in Foregate Street, 2 one bedroom flats in The Tything and 10 new one bedroom flats at Sir Thomas White Court, Sansome Place all for the homeless. The flats which are let on licence, are managed and supported by Worcester CAB & WHABAC through their SmartLets social lettings agency.

To apply for help from SmartLets you can call in to Worcester CAB & WHABAC at their offices in the Hopmarket: Opening times Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30 am to 4pm (closed Thursdays) for an initial assessment, or call 0344 411 1303.

Following initial assessment, eligible applicants will be offered an appointment to complete an application form and a full “housing and support needs assessment”.

You will be eligible for consideration if:
  • You live in Worcester City and
  • You are homeless or at risk of homelessness OR you are currently living in unsuitable accommodation
  • You are in receipt of a low income OR you are entitled to receive housing benefit/universal credit
  • You do not have substantial savings, or a property that could be sold, sufficient to buy somewhere suitable to enable you to meet your own needs

With some support from the Government’s Homes England Agency, the Charity is developing a further 27 one bedroom flats for the homeless at Sansome Place and Shaw Street.