We work with a number of affiliates and partners – one of which is the National Homelessness Advice Service (NHAS). Through us, eligible members can benefit from Fast Track application.
NHAS provides FREE second-tier services to voluntary agencies that give housing and homelessness advice. It aims to prevent homelessness and improve housing by giving expert advice, training, and support to frontline advisers. It works with local councils, independent advice agencies, and Citizens Advice Bureau throughout England. Its free membership includes:
A free telephone consultancy service for housing advisers to call with any query relating to homelessness or housing.
Housing Debt casework
Second-tier support and a referral service where required for mortgage debt cases, welfare benefit cases (where the welfare benefit issue impacts on housing affordability), and some rent arrears cases.
Free expert training on a range of housing and homelessness topics.
Regular email bulletins and housing and homelessness law and policy updates. Go to its website www.nhas.org.uk for details.
Applying to become a member of NHAS
Eligible members can apply to become a member of NHAS using a fast-track application process. For more information please contact the Partnership Manager at: Anne_Limbert@shelter.org.uk