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Coming Soon – Sanquhar Swap n Shop

Coming soon…! There will soon be a new “Swap n Shop” in Sanquhar which will be on the high street… Run by Action for Children, they will be looking for donations of good quality clothing, shoes, and more … further details to follow.

Universal Credit & Making a Claim – JobCentre Appointments

Just over two weeks to go until until the launch of full service Universal Credit in Dumfries & Galloway on the 16th May … Did you know … if you make a claim for Universal Credit you will also need to attend an initial appointment at your local job centre? Click here to find out more. […]

Available to Let Properties

Looking for a new home? Time for a change of scenery? Each week we update our available to let properties – you can view full details and register interest for any of the properties here     Questions? We’re here to help – get in touch with DGHP’s Customer Service Centre on Freephone 0800 011 […]

Universal Credit – Verify ID Online

Did you know … in order to claim Universal Credit you will have to verify your identity. One way to do this is online – we’ve found a short video which explains how you can do this online. Can’t verify your ID online? Don’t worry – appointments will be made for anyone who cannot access […]

Community Support Group meeting – Annan Fire Station Wed 25th April

Plans for tomorrow evening? Do you stay in/near Annandale/Eskdale and want to get more involved in your community? Annan TARA in partnership with SONAS are hosting a community meeting at the Annan Fire Station starting at 7.15pm tomorrow Wednesday 25th April. Refreshments will be available – see posters below for more details.

Kirkconnel & Kelloholm Public Realm Improvements Drop-In Session

A drop in session is being held tomorrow from 10am – 6pm in Kelloholm about public realm improvements .. please see posters attached for full details.

Universal Jobmatch Service ending 14th May 2018

It’s been announced that the Universal Jobmatch service will be replaced by the Find a Job service on the 14th May 2018. Any existing accounts will NOT move over to the new service – if you do use this service, please make sure you save any information which you wish to keep (e.g. CV, cover […]

CIH Visit

Current Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Vice President Jim Strang stopped by DGHP for a lunchtime visit yesterday. Alongside lots of discussion about the housing sector, current challenges, vision for the future & more, we were pleased to be able to show Jim around some of DGHP too.  

Office Closures – Wed 18th April 2018

Stranraer Office – from 12 noon Unfortunately due to staff absence, our Stranraer office will be closing from 12 noon today Wed 18th April. The office should re-open as normal tomorrow (Thurs). Customer Service Centre – 11 am – 1.30 pm Please be aware that our Customer Service Centre will be closed today (Wed 18th […]

Universal Credit – do you know how to set up an online account?

Full Service Universal Credit arrives one month today. If you need to apply for Universal Credit, you will need to set up an online account. Watch this video for a quick overview on how to set up your account to apply online Questions? We’re here to help – call DGHP Freephone 0800 011 3447 Monday – Friday 8am […]

Vacancy – Temporary Universal Credit & Welfare Benefits Advisor

** VACANCY ** An exciting opportunity has arisen for a customer-focused individual who has experience of the Universal Credit process and delivering excellent welfare benefits advice. You will report directly to our Housing Benefits Liaison Officer and will be expected to offer comprehensive Universal Credit and benefits advice to any tenants referred to you in […]

April Open House Afternoons – First One Today at The Meadows, Dumfries

DGHP is hosting a series of ‘open house’ afternoons throughout April. Drop by to view inside the showhome and ask any questions you may have about purchasing a new build home at The Meadows through the New Supply Shared Equity (NSSE) scheme. The second of our ‘Open House’ afternoons is this afternoon 12th April – our […]

What’s involved in claiming Universal Credit?

Just over a month to go until full service Universal Credit (UC) arrives in Dumfries & Galloway … Want to know more about what is involved in claiming UC? Follow the link below – click here for more information on what you need before making a claim and making the claim! Questions? DGHP is here to […]

CEIS Community Outreach Drop-in Sessions – Lochside, Summerhill & Lincluden

CEIS Dumfries & Galloway (Community Enterprise in Scotland) are now running drop-in sessions in Lochside, Summerhill & Lincluden every Thurs/Fri offering help and advice on a wide range of topics including health issues, budgeting, further education and more. Please see posters attached for contact details for more information/any questions.

Universal Credit is coming this May …

Universal Credit is coming to a job centre near you from 16th May 2018. Not sure if you’ll be affected? Click here to find out more. You’ll also find more information on the DGHP website here >

Welfare Reform Updates – DMC/Federation Training

Busy morning for members of the Annandale & Eskdale and Nithsdale DMCs – along with Federation members who have met up at Easterbrook Hall for updates on the welfare reform changes.     If you have any questions about changes to benefits, would like to get a benefit health check from our Welfare Benefits Advisor […]

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