Ways we can help

Did you know Wheatley offers support to help people budget, keep fit, furnish their home and more?

Did you know ways we can help

Find out more about the many different support programmes Wheatley Group offered customers in 2018. Did you know...

We helped 6724 tenants with money worries?
 

In 2017/18, we helped 6724 people who were experiencing hardship. This included giving people money mentoring through My Money, a project funded via Big Lottery and the European Social Fund until February 2020, and supporting veterans to settle back into civilian life, thanks to funding from the UK Treasury department’s LIBOR fund.

Our My Money scheme was used by 336 people in need?
 

My Money - a project funded via The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund - mentors and offers practical help to get finances back on track.

482 people got help from our Home Comforts recycled furniture scheme?
 

Wheatley Group upcycled 2000 items of furniture and white goods in 2017/18 and passed them on to customers who needed help to furnish their home.

2000 pieces of furniture were recycled and passed to tenants in need?
 

Our Home Comforts service helps tenants who need furniture but can’t afford it. We take unwanted pieces of furniture, clean them and make them as good as new. We then pass them to tenants who need them the most.

Our Eat Well project supplied 617 food parcels?
 

Our Eat Well scheme helps tenants who face real hardship and who may be forced to turn to food banks. Eat Well is about more than just emergency food parcels. Our expert money, debt and budgeting support helps tenants in the months and years ahead.

1442 older people took part in our arts and sports classes?
 

Under our Sports and Art themes, 1442 older people from Wheatley communities attended sports and art classes run by Glasgow Life in 2017/18 in a wide range of community venues.

We funded 1200 Revitalise fitness classes for older people in our areas?
 

Revitalise fitness classes offer gentle exercise for older adults living in Glasgow who want to improve their health, mobility and balance.

550 older tenants took part in one of our fitness classes?
 

Revitalise fitness classes offer gentle exercise for older adults living in Glasgow who want to improve their health, mobility and balance.

Our Veterans Support Service helped 75 people?
 

Wheatley Foundation's Veterans' Support is funded by the UK Chancellor using LIBOR funds. We provide support for veterans, including housing, health, money advice and helping them settle into their local community.