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Help to move house

Lynne2020Lynne2020 Member Posts: 5 Listener
Lone disabled parent wants to move house No one to turn to for help 

Help to move house 1 vote

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 18,542 Disability Gamechanger
    edited February 3
    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others.

    May i ask if you're privately renting your home or rent from council/social housing?

    Do you also want to live in the same area or a different area?
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,284 Scope community team
    Hi @Lynne2020 and a very warm welcome to the community!

    What is your current housing situation? I hope this will help us to advise you better.
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • Lynne2020Lynne2020 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    I am waiting on a transfer closer to my child's school We are in a housing association bungalow 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 18,542 Disability Gamechanger
    Is the bungalow you're living in because you have a disability? are you looking for advice on companies to help you move? funding to help with moving costs?

    Sorry but you haven't really given any information for anyone to be able to advise you correctly. If we could have some more information then it would be helpful.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Lynne2020Lynne2020 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Sorry Yes I have severe osteoporosis along with several other illnesses and disability I will be moving I have a child I have no one to talk to about help I have been conned before as I am nieve 
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 787 Pioneering
    Hi @Lynne2020 Welcome to the community. Im sorry but it isn't very clear what you want help with. Do you want to find help to find a new house? or help with finances ? or help with removal company. Have you got somewhere to move to ?  As you are in a housing association property are you looking for a swap with them if so do you have a housing officer you can contact. It may also be worth contacting your local council housing team  . I was assigned a housing officer through my council who was brilliant support, she went o visit houses with me, arranged the moving company and assistance packing up and stuff  
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,284 Scope community team
    Hi @Lynne2020, have you been able to contact your housing officer? Just wanted to see how things were going. :)
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • Lynne2020Lynne2020 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Hi sorry no I am going to contact him tomorrow 
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Administrator Posts: 6,310 Scope community team
    Did you have any luck today @Lynne2020?
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,284 Scope community team
    Hi @Lynne2020, have you been able to contact them? :)
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • Lynne2020Lynne2020 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Hi I have been phoning daily and the housing officer is not available I will keep trying 
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Administrator Posts: 8,284 Scope community team
    Sorry to hear this, I really hope you can get through soon @Lynne2020!
    Community Partner
    Scope
  • LunasLunas Member Posts: 9 Listener
    Hi. I just wondered please is there any practical help if you found a property to do a mutual exchange with but it needed a lot of work & cleaning etc before you moved in!
    Any ideas would be appreciated . Thanks 😊 
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