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Blaenau Gwent

Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday - 8.00am to 4.00pm

Friday - 8.00am – 3.30pm

Home Improvement - Advice & Support service

We help older homeowners and private tenants to repair, adapt and maintain their homes.

We will visit you at home to discuss what repairs or adaptations you need, the possible solutions, the likely costs and sources of funding.

Last year (2013/14):

  • we helped 2,293 older people (excluding RRAP clients)

  • 345 received a caseworker visit

  • 928 people helped were over 75yrs.
  • 89% of people helped told us their independence & security had improved
  • we raised £17,174 of charitable funding to pay for home repairs
  • we helped 50 clients claim £166,800 of unclaimed welfare benefits
  • we helped  clients with self-funded home repairs totalling £11,441
  • we helped 661 clients with works to prevent trips & falls in their home
  • we helped 151 clients with affordable warmth solutions
  • We helped 170 clients with works that tackled water penetration, damp and mould solutions
  • we helped 960 clients with home safety & security measures


Rapid Response Adaptation Programme

RRAP -funded by Welsh Government and delivered by Care & Repair -is for people who are in hospital awaiting discharge, have recently been discharged from hospital or are at risk of being admitted to hospital or into a Care Home.

Last year (2013/14):

  • we received £90,136 from Welsh Government to deliver RRAP to older people in Blaenau Gwent
  • we helped 462 people with  RRAP jobs
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