Details of how to contact our Homelessness Team and how they can help you if you are homeless or face becoming homeless can be found on our Housing Options and Homelessness page.
Broxtowe’s Independent Living Service is all about making life easier. It provides you with the support you need to live as independently as you can.
Moving in to one of our quality apartments gives you peace of mind with support on hand when you need it, a packed programme of social activities and feeling of being safe and secure, without the burden of having to maintain a larger property on your own.
Find out more on our Independent Living page.
Lifeline provides round the clock support through a unit which plugs into your telephone socket. It also includes a discreet alarm which you can wear either as a pendant or wristband. The Lifeline unit is linked to an accredited Control Centre who you can contact 24 hours a day, 7 days a week if you need assistance by simply pushing the button on the unit or your pendant.
For more information, visit our Lifeline page.
Organisations who can help you if you or someone you know if affected by domestic abuse can be found on our Domestic Abuse page.
Ageing increases your chance of having a fall. As you get older your bones may become more fragile and break easier if you have a fall. There is a range of support available across Nottinghamshire to help you prevent falls and stay healthy.
Financial Health and Debt
If you are struggling with managing your money or need advice about financial support and benefits, the following organisations may be able to help. The important thing is not to delay in making contact and getting the advice you need.
- Turn2Us is a National Charity who provide financial support to help people get back on track. https://www.turn2us.org.uk/ (Opens in a new window)
- Citizens Advice – Broxtowe Borough Council works closely with Citizens Advice to provide support to residents of the Borough. https://citizensadvicebroxtowe.org.uk/ (Opens in a new window)
- Money Advice Service - Free and impartial money advice, set up by government www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en (Opens in a new window)
- Broxtowe’s Financial Inclusion Officer - Broxtowe employs a financial inclusion officer who can help you with budgeting, benefits and accessing funding. This service is available to Broxtowe’s tenants only. For more information or to arrange an appointment please call the Customer Services Team on 0115 917 7777.
Information about keeping your home warm and grants available to help you with the cost can be found on our Warm Homes page.
Find out more about our work to support people with Dementia and places you can go for help on our Dementia page.
Notts Help Yourself
Notts Help Yourself is an online directly of activities, groups, events, childcare providers, support and health and social care information in the local area.