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We’re hiring! Join DGHP as a IT Helpdesk Technician …

** Vacancy – IT Helpdesk Technician ** We’ve got a rare vacancy in our busy IT team! DGHP is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our IT team as a Helpdesk Technician. The successful candidate will join a dedicated team, providing day-to-day IT support to DGHP colleagues and our ambitious digital transformation programme. The role […]


Rent Consultation 2020/2021 – Have Your Say

It’s that time of year when DGHP looks at the rent increase proposal for 2020/21 and we’d like you to have your say – we have outlined the proposed rent increase in a newsletter which has been posted out to all tenants – you can find an electronic copy of the 2020/2021 rent consultation newsletter here. […]


We’re hiring! Join DGHP as a Development Manager…

We currently have an exciting opportunity to join DGHP in the role as the Development Manager. This key senior role will manage and oversee all aspects of our development programme, including playing a significant role in designing DGHP’s development strategy. The Development Manager will also have a key role in Local Authority and Scottish Government as […]


Update – Issues with Self Service Portal (24.01.2020)

** Self Service Portal ** We seem to have a few gremlins in our self service portal this week with users having problems logging in. We are working on this and hope to have it fixed soon – we will keep you updated! Thanks in advance.  


Reminder – Best Start Grant School Age Payment – Applications close Feb 2020

Are you the parent or carer of a child who was born between 1st March 2014 and 28th February 2015… and you get certain benefits or tax credits? Just a reminder – you can still apply for the Best Start Grant School Age Payment from Social Security Scotland until 29 February 2020. Click here to find […]


DGHP and Wheatley hold successful partnership event

DGHP and Wheatley hold successful partnership event Around 200 people attended an event, held by Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) and Wheatley Group, aimed at promoting commercial opportunities across the region. The event – for suppliers and subcontractors within Dumfries and Galloway – gave those attending the chance to meet the DGHP team and […]


MidTerm/Easter Holiday Food Fund 2020 – Applications now open

Applications are now open for the region’s School Holiday Food Fund Programme for Mid Term (February) and Easter Holidays (April).  Both the October and Christmas Holiday Food Fund Programme was successfully delivered and Dumfries and Galloway Council are seeking local organisations to deliver meals within their community throughout the Mid Term School Holidays 2020 (Monday 17th […]


It’s today! Meet the Buyer event happening 1pm – 4pm at The Bridge, Dumfries

It’s today – Come along to the Meet The Buyer event at The Bridge Dumfries Mon Jan 20th from 1pm-4pm. Join DGHP, Wheatley Group and SDP (Supplier Development Programme) for a “Meet the Buyer” event today January 20th, 1.00-4:00pm at The Bridge, Dumfries to learn about exciting upcoming opportunities in tendering in the public sector. This […]


Social Security Scotland are recruiting (Dumfries/Stranraer)

Client Adviser Positions available with Social Security Scotland (Dumfries/Stranraer) Social Security Scotland is hiring! They are looking for Client Support Advisers who will be based in Dumfries or Stranraer with extensive travel throughout the region. As a Client Support Adviser you will provide clients with one-to-one support and help them understand what devolved benefits they […]


Drop-in Sessions – Proposed New Door Entry System (Factored Blocks) – Starting today!

Do you live in one of DGHP‘s factored blocks and own your property? Would you like to know more about the proposed new door entry systems? Our Factoring team is heading out starting today (January 15th) for a series of drop-in events! Got questions or concerns over the door entry system? Pop along and speak to […]


We’re hiring! Join DGHP as a Handyperson

Are you enthusiastic about delivering excellent customer service in your local community? Do you have strong communication skills, and are able to work on your own initiative to find solutions? We have an exciting opportunity to join DGHP as a Handyperson based in Nithsdale! This is a new position within DGHP and will make a real […]


Information event for EU citizens about Settlement Scheme

The EU Citizens Rights project is holding an information event about the Settlement Scheme on Saturday, 18th January, 11am-1pm at the Stove, Dumfries, in partnership with DAGCAS EU Citizens Support Project. The session will include information on: What the EU Settlement Scheme is, When and how to apply, Their rights as an EU citizen living […]


Reminder – Applications for Tackling Poverty Participatory Budgeting Fund (Phase 3) close Jan 31st 2020

Just a quick reminder that applications for the next Tackling Poverty through Participatory Budgeting Fund are currently open and will close on Friday January 31st 2020. This fund is open to all third sector organisations who want to make a positive difference to the lives of the most vulnerable families and individuals who are experiencing incredibly […]


Food Train Fundraiser ‘Potato Day’ – Wigtown County Buildings Jan 25th

Food Train is hosting a fundraising ‘Potato Day’ – with opportunities to purchase seeds, enjoy lunch and take part in a raffle – on Saturday January 25th 2020 at the Wigtown County Buildings from 11am -2pm. Please see poster below for more info!


Happy New Year to all of our customers

We hope that you all had a lovely time over the festive period and we would like to wish you all well for 2020. DGHP is back open from 8am-7pm Monday to Friday and you can contact us during those hours via our Freephone number 0800 011 3447, through online chat on our website or via email […]


Merry Christmas from DGHP

Everyone at DGHP would like to wish all of our tenants a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄 We hope that you all have a lovely time over the festive period and the weather is kind to you.   Just a reminder of our opening hours over Christmas/New Year: Tuesday December 24th – 8am […]


🎄 Annan/Stranraer Opening Hours – Christmas Eve 🎄

Our Annan/Stranraer offices will be open tomorrow morning Tuesday (Christmas Eve) before closing for the festive period … That means these offices will be open 9am – 1pm rather than 1pm – 5pm.


Christmas/New Year – Bin Collection

Just a reminder if you are due to put your bins out for collection on a Wednesday or Thursday… Dumfries and Galloway Council have released updates regarding collections over Christmas and New Year’s: Over Christmas/New Year, the collection days will change to: Normal collection day Amended collection day  Wednesday 25 December  Saturday 28 December  Thursday […]


Annan Office Closed 12noon-2pm Today (Dec 20th)

Were you planning on dropping by our Annan office today? Please remember that our Annan office will be closed over lunch (12noon – 2pm) to allow the staff to attend their Christmas lunch Remember – there is also a slight change for Christmas Eve – we will be open during the morning (9am – 1pm) rather than the […]


Christmas/New Years Hours

Everyone at DGHP would like to wish all of our tenants a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄 We hope that you all have a lovely time over the festive period and the weather is kind to you. Just a reminder of our opening hours over Christmas/New Year: Monday December 23rd – regular […]


DGHP formally joins Wheatley Group

Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) was today formally welcomed into Wheatley Group. Tenants across the region will begin to see the benefits of the new partnership – including additional investment in homes and a lower than planned rent increase – early in the new year. Wheatley and DGHP – Scotland’s two biggest social landlords […]


Christmas 2019 – free festivities & dinners happening across the region

The Christmas period can be a difficult time of year for many – a number of programmes will be running over the next couple of weeks offering additional support and a chance to enjoy some festivities and we listed some of these below: The Fed Up – Community Cafe will be serving hot lunch takeaways over the […]


Reminder – Changes to Payment Dates/Direct Debit Changes due to Christmas/New Year Bank Holidays

Christmas is fast approaching – and this may mean changes to when you receive payments or have direct debits taken from your account. We’ve summarised the changes that the bank holidays over the Christmas/New Year period may mean for your payment dates: Universal Credit, Tax credits & Child benefit For all payments – the changes […]


And on the 12th Day of Christmas…

Give the gift of your time – a short visit over a cuppa or an offer to collect/carry the weekly shop is sure to warm the heart … It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! On the twelfth day of Christmas treats, we have one final treat…a voucher to Argos worth £50! Visit https://www.dghp.org.uk/12-days-of-christmas/ to enter […]


Our office hours have changed for the Annan/Stranraer offices (Dec 18 – 24)

Were you planning on dropping by our Annan office this week? Our Annan office has a few changes to their regular opening hours  – Wednesday December 18th – due to installation work taking place, the office will be CLOSED all day Friday December 20th – office closed 12noon – 2pm to allow the staff to attend their […]


Winter 2019 Open Door out now

DGHP’s Winter 2019 Open Door will be hitting your doorsteps shortly –  here’s an electronic copy for you to have a read through in the meanwhile. Inside you’ll find updates on the partnership with Wheatley Group, investment programmes and repairs, the winning entries from the 2019 Garden Competition, seasonal stories and of course several competitions […]


On the 11th Day of Christmas …

Always worth planning ahead – this tip works year round! Almost there! On the eleventh day of Christmas surprises, our Christmas elves have returned with one more M&S voucher which could be yours … Visit https://www.dghp.org.uk/12-days-of-christmas/ to enter online. Remember to check back at the end of today to see if you’re shortlisted – & see what to […]


On the 10th Day of Christmas…

Remember it’s the thought that counts with gifts – especially at Christmas – and the little things can make the best memories! On the tenth day of Christmas, there’s an extra special treat in the stocking which could be yours … You and a friend could be off to Hetland Hall for a delicious afternoon […]


On the 9th Day of Christmas …

The very best of gifts come from the heart – why not be creative and make some of your gifts this year? On the ninth day of Christmas, our Christmas helpers have brought to us a M&S voucher which could be yours … Visit https://www.dghp.org.uk/12-days-of-christmas/ to enter online. Remember to check back at the end of today to […]


Customer Service Centre/Annan Office Hours – Wed Dec 11th

Few changes today… Our Customer Service Centre will be closing from 10am-11am to allow staff to attend engagement sessions. Any messages left by voicemail or through direct message or email will be answered as soon as possible. Our Annan office also has a slight change in times when we’ll be open today – we will […]


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