How We Help

Housing

At the heart of Derventio Housing Trust is the range of accommodation services we provide for people who are homeless or struggling with their housing situation. We currently operate our SmartShare scheme in the following areas:

A residential street with 'to let' signsDerbyshire
Amber Valley
Derby
Erewash
North East Derbyshire

Gloucestershire
Gloucester

Nottinghamshire
Broxtowe

Staffordshire
Cannock Chase
East Staffordshire
Stafford
Tamworth

Wiltshire
Swindon

For more information about any of our housing services please email info@derventiohousing.com stating which areas you are interested in or call 01332 292776.

Shared Housing

Most of the homes we run are shared housing. There are many benefits to living in a shared home, especially for people who haven’t lived independently before. It often leads to new friendships and mutual support, and is a safe and secure environment to make mistakes and learn to gain more independence.

Housing First

We are proud to use Housing First - an approach to address homelessness that was developed in America. Existing homelessness services work with homeless people to make them 'housing ready' - using training, rehabilitation and support to bring someone to a point where they are judged to be able to live independently.

Housing First turns this approach on its head. It provides a homeless person with housing as quickly as possible, together with the support they need to transform their life and enjoy living in a stable home.

It is a very successful model that is based on the principle that housing is a human right. Derventio Housing Trust is proud to have been amongst the first organisations in the UK to start using Housing First.

Independent Living

As well as housing we offer support to help people to resettle and manage their home life. We help people to understand what they need to do to keep their home, including their rights and responsibilities. We also support people to deal with their particular challenges.

Our Housing Service

We want to make sure that we provide the best housing that we can.

Our housing is high quality, we match people to the right home for them and provide support

Providing good quality, safe and homely accommodation is part of our Mission.

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Supporting people
Do you need a home?

We are here to help you if you are homeless, can't afford to rent or are having problems with your home. Call us today on 01332 292776 to see how we can help.

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Volunteering

Volunteering with us is a brilliant way to help other people and improve your own skills and chances of employment. Check out our volunteering opportunities.

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