Horton Housing provides quality housing, support and training services to vulnerable people.
Our Vision: A society where everyone has the best possible quality of life. Our Mission: To help people to live the best life they can through the provision of high quality housing, training, care and support.Why the community needs us
The key focus of Horton Housing Association is to provide housing, training, care and support services, to a range of vulnerable needs groups, particularly those who find difficulty in accessing existing resources.Our impact on the community
Increase client motivation and promoting individual responsibility. Improve self-care and independent living skills. Assist people to manage their money better and minimise debt.Develop clients' social networks.Address drug and alcohol misuse. Promote and improve physical, mental and emotional health. Encourage meaningful use of clients' time. Develop the skills necessary for managing accommodation and living as part of a community. Reduce offending and anti-social behaviour.Fundraising and donations:
Thank you for your interest in supporting the work that we do at Horton Housing!
We are a not-for-profit organisation working with some of the most vulnerable people in our society. Every year we help approximately 5,000 people.
Our mission is to help people to live the best life they can through the provision of high-quality housing, training and support.
Your donations will help to fund:
• Client engagement activities (fun days, trips out, meals)
• Clothing and other essentials not covered in housing support
• ‘New home’ packages for people moving into tenancies (basics such as towels, kitchen equipment, cutlery and crockery)
• Toys, books and games for children.
• Educational activities e.g. ESOL classes and preparation for job interviews, etc.Giving money:
Your donation will be administered by our finance team and ring fenced for client activities. If you would like to give to a particular service or client group, please let us know.Giving goods:
We welcome donations of gifts, toys, clothing, books, DVDs and other goods. Please see the full list of items we do accept and do not accept here
Please register your donation first! This will help ensure your donation goes to the people most in need.Giving food:
If you are a catering establishment and want to provide fresh food (meals, cakes or sandwiches, for example) please contact us
in advance.Giving time:
We have lots of volunteering opportunities available for individuals or teams. Please look on our volunteering pages
.Your donations will also help us put together starter packs for some of our clients. These will include:
Dishes and cutlery, mugs, glasses and tea towels, cleaning items, pots and pans, bed linen and towels, small household electrical items, long lasting food products. Below is a breakdown of the costs of purchasing kitchen appliances and goods for our clients:
Microwave - £39.99,
Kettle - £9.99,
Toaster - £9.99,
4 cups - £6.00,
4-piece kitchen set - £15.00,
20-piece essential starter set - £20,
18-piece dinner set - £15,
5 knives and forks - £5,
8 tea towels - £4.
We are always looking for volunteers to work in our services undertaking a wide variety of tasks. If you would like to help please contact us to see where your skills could be best used. https://hortonhousing.co.uk/get-involved/volunteering/