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DGHP

Grierson House
The Crichton
Bankend Road
Dumfries, DG1 4ZS


Contact
0800 011 3447 (Freephone)
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Receive Carers Allowance? Changes are coming soon…

Have you heard ……? Social Security Scotland will be making a new payment to people who live in Scotland and are receiving a payment of Carers Allowance. It is called Carers Allowance Supplement. You won’t need to apply for this. You will receive the payment automatically so long as you are in receipt of a […]


Fire safety checks underway across D&G

As part of our ongoing fire safety programme, DGHP has partnered with Fire Safety First to complete fire safety checks in Dumfries, Annan, Newton Stewart, Kirkcudbright and Stranraer. The contractors will be carrying out visual inspections of communal areas and loft space, as well as checking fire doors and installing signage where required to help ensure our […]


Multi-million contract marks further investment in DGHP homes

More exciting news as part of DGHP’s ongoing programmes to invest and improve homes across D&G … ** Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has signed a contract worth almost £9million to invest in new windows for more than 2,000 properties. Tenants in 2,200 homes across Dumfries and Galloway will benefit from the installation of […]


Vacancy – Temporary HR Administrator

Are you an enthusiastic, team player with excellent customer service skills and attention to detail? We’ve got an exciting opportunity to join DGHP as a Temporary HR Administrator providing support to a busy HR team. You will provide comprehensive administrative support to the HR team, produce HR management reports and assist with the coordination of training administration […]


Changes to Stranraer/Annan Office Hours this week

** CHANGES TO OFFICE TIMES THIS WEEK** Please note the following days/times if you are planning a visit this week to our offices in Stranraer or Annan. Stranraer will now be OPEN Wed 18th July. The office will be CLOSED for the morning on Friday 20th July – they will be OPEN Friday afternoon. Our […]


Our Switch Team is here to help with your Universal Credit questions

Our Switch Team has been kept busy for the past weeks helping tenants across Dumfries and Galloway with Universal Credit. If you’re applying – or may need to apply – we’re here to help! Get in touch on freephone 0800 011 3447 & ask for the Switch Team!   More information on Universal Credit can also […]


Looking to volunteer in your community? Join us in Newton Stewart this month…

Have some spare time? Looking to volunteer in your community? Live in the Wigtown/Stewartry area? Our Wigtown & Stewartry DMC group has room to grow! We’ve some empty chairs available ahead of their next meeting on Friday July 27th and we’d love to see them filled with some new friendly faces… a welcome lunch with […]


Change in Opening Hours – Stranraer Office

A quick note about our Stranraer office which has a couple changes to their opening hours coming up… The office will be CLOSED all day tomorrow, Tuesday 10th July.  On Wednesday 18th July, the office will be CLOSED in the morning and OPEN in the afternoon. Any questions or concerns, please pop in or get in […]


Cooking Courses – Apex Food for Thought

Interested in learning how to cook and eat healthily on a budget? Apex Food for Thought will be a free six week course from 10am-12pm Mondays at Summerhill Community Centre, Dumfries. Numbers are 6 people per block and children are welcome during school holidays. Available every Monday from 23rd July – 27th Aug 3rd Sept […]


VACANCY – Income Officer

We’re hiring! Have you worked with members of the public in a social housing or a similar role? Enjoy supporting customers and colleagues with rent management or rent arrears/concerns? There is an exciting opportunity for to join DGHP​’s Income Team with a focus on advising and supporting the efforts of Rent First and the prevention, […]


Dumfries & Galloway Annual Electoral Canvass 2018

The annual canvass will be arriving on doorsteps beginning the week of 9th July … further details can be found on the Dumfries and Galloway Council website linked below Original post by D&G Council: “Don’t lose your voice! – residents in Dumfries and Galloway urged to look out for their voter registration details in the post. Local […]


Nith Street – Return to full week opening hours

Just a quick note – our Nith Street office has completed their review of records following the arrival of the new data protection rules which came into effect on 25th May.  We will be open again Wednesdays as of tomorrow, Wed 4th July 2018 and resuming our usual weekly opening times (Mon – Fri 9am […]


How We Are Doing – Monthly Update

Curious to know how our tenants felt about neighbourhood management, repairs service or even rent last month? We have always shared our performance with our tenants. Our performance against key target areas is reviewed regularly – against a number of key performance areas which you, our tenants, have told us are important to them. Our […]


Fun family activities taking place in Dock Park, Dumfries this summer!

The summer holidays are here! Are you looking for something to do with the family this summer … Dock Park will be the place to be!  From Monday 2nd July, there will fun, family activities planned daily. See below for more details/event listing!  


Summer heat – keep your pets in mind

Another day with high temperatures and lots of sunshine is expected – while we humans may enjoy the weather, please keep in mind your pets and their tolerance in these conditions… At the moment, do not exercise your dogs in the temperatures that we are experiencing during the day – lots of light into the […]


Vacancies – Temporary Accommodation Assistant (Annan & Dumfries)

Do you enjoy working as part of a team, providing support to residents of temporary accommodation? We’ve got exciting opportunities to help vulnerable individuals through DGHP’s temporary supported accommodation projects located at Springbells, Annan and Lewars Avenue, Dumfries. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Full details of the positions – and […]


Reminder – Creative Futures summer programme launch party this Friday at Summerhill Community Centre

Just a quick reminder – there is a summer programme launch party taking place at Summerhill Community Centre this Friday 29th June from 11am – 3pm. Please see the poster below for more details.  


Aberlour – Community Consultation/Move Update

The Aberlour team (based out of North West Resource Centre for the past 8 years) are hoping to move to Lincluden House (formally the YPSS building attached to North West Resource Centre) as part of a Community Asset Transfer in/about Sept 2018. The plan is for Lincluden house to become a Family Centre/community hub. They […]


Vacancy – Opportunity to join DGHP as a Quantity Surveyor

Do you have a social housing, local authority or quantity surveying (PQS) background? Do you have experience of new build and replacement housing projects? We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Temporary Quantity Surveyor to support the maintenance, improvement and development of DGHP’s housing stock. Does this sound like you? If yes, we […]


Creative Futures – Summer Programme

Creative Futures and the Creative Times Summer Programme will be going live! They are hosting a launch party Friday 29th June – come and find out about the fantastic activities and events happening across the area (Summerhill, Sandside, Lochside, Lincluden) this summer. More information on the event can be found on their Facebook page – […]


Available to Let Properties

Looking for a new home? Summer is here … we’ve currently got a number of properties available to let across Dumfries & Galloway – is it time for a change? Any properties currently available to let are on our website – you can view property details and register interest in any of the properties by clicking […]


Food Train Introduces Meal Makers

Food Train are introducing a new community meal share programme, Meal Makers, to the older people of Dumfries and Galloway. Meal Makers connect people who love cooking and who are happy to share an extra portion of home cooked food with an older neighbour who would really appreciate a freshly prepared meal and a friendly […]


Need help with Universal Credit? Our Switch Team is here to help

Universal Credit is here in Dumfries & Galloway … and so is our Switch Team to help tenants with welfare benefits advice. The new Switch Team will be focusing on issues around Universal Credit and welfare benefits.  Universal Credit will affect people if you need to make a new claim for certain benefits (at the moment for […]


DGHP’s Development Roadshow starts today!

DGHP’s Development Team are on the road! They’ve headed out across the region this morning with their Development Roadshow starting at the Kings Arms Hotel in Dalbeattie until 11am. Drop by and see the plans in place for new homes in D&G … the team will be on hand to discuss plans and are looking […]


Vacancies – opportunities to join DGHP’s Digital Services Team

Our Digital Services Team is growing! We’ve got exciting opportunities to join our team at a time of great investment in digital technology… if you have an IT qualification and/or experience, we want to hear from you! For full position details & how to apply visit the DGHP website here  


Yellow Warning – Wind – Thurs 14 June

Just a heads up – the Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning for Wind for tomorrow, Thursday 14th May – strong gusts of wind up to 60mph are forecast to reach Dumfries & Galloway between 3am and 3pm. Take a look round your garden today and make sure to put away anything loose in […]


Looking to get involved? Become an Independent Board Member!

It’s that time of year again – we’re looking to recruit independent members for our Board! DGHP is Scotland’s second largest social housing provider, owning 10,355 homes across Dumfries and Galloway. We have been a significant provider of new build affordable housing in the region for a number of years. We are looking for talented new […]


Summer Holidays – Remember Rent First

Not long until the summer holidays arrive… As the holidays approach, lots can fill those calendars … give yourself one less thing to worry about and keep your rent direct debit in place. Struggling? Speak to us – we’re here to help. Get in touch on Freephone on 0800 011 3447 (Monday – Friday 8am- […]


Available to Let Properties

Interested to know what DGHP has available to let? Any properties which are currently available to let are uploaded to our ‘Available Homes to Let’ page – where you can also register interest > click here for more information. Questions regarding these properties? Get in touch – call us on Freephone 0800 011 3447.


Nith Street Office – Power Restored

** Update – Power Restored – 10.35 am ** Our Nith Street office has had power restored – we are open and running as usual shortly. ** POWER CUT – DUMFRIES, 10 am ** Our Nith Street office is currently without telephones or internet/computer access as a result of a power cut affecting Dumfries town […]


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