Financial Support

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We want to make it as simple as possible to keep bills low, to insure your home, to save for a rainy day and of course pay your rent.

We believe that good financial health and wise decisions concerning money leads to happier homes, better lifestyles and vibrant communities.

Financial Inclusion Team

We are available to visit you in your own home (or another location convenient to you such as a library or our local offices) to support you with any of the following:

  • benefit entitlements and checks
  • bill payments
  • bank accounts
  • affordable loans and savings
  • debt and money worries
  • home insurance
  • heating expenses (affordable warmth) including oil and lpg 
  • switching utilities
  • Universal Credit

Follow the links below for information about more ways we can support you.

Shropshire Council benefit advice and information 

Money Advice Service

Text Messaging for our repairs service

Our repairs team will send you a text message when you report a repair to us, to confirm your appointment and then one to remind you the day before.

Save water and save money

Saving water can be an easy process. The smallest changes can make a huge difference overtime. Remember, around 25% of your energy bill comes from heating water - so being efficient can help cut down on bills too!

Celebrating community champions – we need your photographs

We’re on the lookout for your photographs as part of this year’s National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) Photography Competition.

New kit for Oswestry Boys and Girls football club thanks to Community Chest funding

Oswestry Boys and Girls Club – under 8’s players are sporting a new sponsored kit, thanks to an award of just over £529 from our Community Chest fund.

Struggling this January?

Did you spend more than you expected this Christmas? The Money Advice Trust has some helpful tips on how to prepare for next year...

Events

New Rents Calendar

Download and print our new rents calendar, helping you to keep on top of your payments

Next Board meeting Tuesday 27th February 2018

The next meeting of the STAR Housing Board is on Tuesday 27th February 2018