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Home Improvement Service (Calderdale Council)

Northgate House, Northgate

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Tel: 01422 288001

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This service offers advice, practical help and loans to home owners who are on a low income and who need to make essential repairs or improvements to their home.

You can get a free survey of your home detailing the repairs or improvements required. You can also get free help and advice with choosing a contractor, completing paperwork, checking the work is carried out to a good standard, and ensuring that safety checks are completed.

The following types of work can be arranged: replacing windows and doors; roof repairs; renewing old kitchens and bathrooms; electrical rewiring; dealing with damp or rot; renewing defective gas or electrical installations; dealing with structural instability; installing bathroom facilities for the first time.

Simple interest-free repayment loans and equity release loans are available if you are on benefits or a low income and cannot obtain a commerical loan.

Relevant for

  • Carers
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Physical disabilities

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

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Gateway to Care

Tel: 01422 393000
Textphone: 01422 393398
Text messages only: 07776454642

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Gateway to Care Halifax Customer First 19 Horton Street Halifax HX1 1QE


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