CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team [Mid Devon] Ltd)

CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team [Mid Devon] Ltd)

Charity information

CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team [Mid Devon] Ltd)

CHAT prevents homelessness in Mid Devon through deposit guarantees and free, impartial and confidential advice and support. We also run a foodbank and winter fuel poverty scheme.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    CHAT believes that everybody:
    ... Is entitled to decent, secure and affordable housing - somewhere to call HOME.
    ... Has the right to live their life free from fear, violence and abuse.

    CHAT's aim is to 'relieve the need of those who are homeless or threatened with homelessness or who are without decent, secure accommodation'.

  • Aims

    CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team [Mid Devon] Ltd) aims to:

    • Preventing homelessness in Mid Devon through tailor-made Housing Advice, and deposit guarantees (where clients have no access to any other funds)
    • Assisting people facing homelessness to find suitable accommodation and providing support so that tenancies can be maintained
    • Ensuring that no one needs to go hungry in our area, through help from our foodbank.
    • Providing specialist debt and money support and advice to existing clients so they can climb out of debt and stay debt-free
    • Helping people in fuel poverty to afford to heat and light their homes and make hot meals
  • Overview

    Established: August 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1049478

    Board members: 11

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 11

    Phone number: 01884 255606

    Address: 28 Gold Street TIVERTON Devon EX16 6PY

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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