People First Housing Association


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Mental Health Awareness week

Movement: Moving more for our mental health.

The significance of movement in maintaining good mental health cannot be overstated. Yet, many of us find it challenging to incorporate enough movement into our daily lives. Recognising this, the focus for Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 is movement - to encourage everyone to discover moments for movement within their daily routines. 

Here are some basic tips for increasing movement for mental health:

Also, as part of our efforts to raise awareness and show support for mental well-being, we're inviting you to participate in Wear It Green Day on Thursday May 16thLet's turn the world green for good mental health!

 Wearing green is a simple yet powerful way to show solidarity and promote positive mental health practices. So, let's come together as a team, wear our green attire, and spread awareness about the importance of mental health.

Our Manchester 2025-2035

  
What do you want your area to be like in the future?

Help create a new ten-year vision for our city - one that takes us from 2025-2035. 

Please click the link below to participate in the survey: 

Our Manchester 2025-2035

The closing date for the survey is 31st May 2024. 

Difficulty paying your water rates bill?

United Utilities offer to Manchester residents.

Please click the link below to view the full details: 

United Utilities Affordability Scheme 2023-2024

Saving energy tips

Please click the link below to find our handy tips for saving energy: 

Saving energy

Staying safe in your home- Fire Prevention

Please click the link below to see how you can use fire prevention to stay safe in your home:

Stay Fire Safe - Greater Manchester Fire Rescue Service

Money Helper

Please click the link below to find out more information from Money Helper- the free and impartial help with money: 

Money Helper

Cost of Living Advice Line

We know that many of our tenants and service users will be struggling financially like other residents in the city with the rise in costs for fuel and other goods. The energy price cap will help to some extent but many of you will still see a significant increase in your fuel costs. 

If you are struggling, please don't hesitate to contact your housing officer or support worker or alternatively you can use the helpline set up by Manchester City Council (see details below): 

https://www.pfha.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Manchester-Cost-of-Living-Advice-Line.pdf

Support for Ukraine

Manchester has a long history of supporting those in need and welcoming people from troubled nations into our communities. Please see this guidance from Manchester City Council on what we are doing and how you can help:

Manchester's Support for Ukraine


People First is in business to improve the lives of as many people as possible.

We operate an established and well-respected Community Support Service operating across Manchester, working with vulnerable people who have a range of needs.

The association also owns and manages in the region of 300 properties of various sizes in Hulme and its tenants are encouraged to get actively involved in making decisions about the future of People First and their homes by becoming Board members or helping with policy reviews.

How We Can Help

Support & Advice Services

 Make a referral, for yourself or someone else, find out if you are eligible for support and learn more about our services.

Tenants & Property Advice

For our tenants to report repairs or if you are looking to gain a property or need advice on Manchester Move.

Benefits Help & Advice

We can assist you to apply for any welfare benefits you may be entitled to by providing specialist help and advice. 

Service Standards

View our clear framework so that you will know what you can expect from us and also what we expect of you.

News & Updates

For up to date news, announcements and advice on all matters concerning Manchester residents please visit our news blog by clicking below:

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