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We have scooped a top national housing award after helping more than 80 of our tenants take a big step back into work through our Learning, Employment and Achievement Programme (LEAP). 

LEAP is an apprenticeship project that we launched last year, to help tackle long term unemployment among council tenants, leaseholders and their...

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Do you need help setting up your Wolverhampton Homes online account?

Do you know a little bit about the internet but want to know more?

Do you know someone who doesn’t use the internet at all?

Our Web Wizards are here to help.

They will be at our One Stop Shops each month to provide help and support with all your computer...

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Why pay more than you need to for your gas and electricity bills? You could save money by joining Wolverhampton's Big Community Switch.

Wolverhampton City Council has launched the ‘Big Community Switch’ which aims to help thousands of residents to reduce their Gas & Electricity bills.

By allowing customers to join...

A small number of fridge freezers made by Beko may have caused fires. Make sure you're not at risk.

The Beko frost free fridge freezer models affected were manufactured between January 2000 and October 2006. These have a serial number that begins with either 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05 or 06.  This information can be found on a label...

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We have celebrated National Apprenticeships Week by signing up to a Charter for Apprentices, assuring rights to decent pay and conditions for apprentices.

The Trade Union Council’s (TUC) learning and skills organisation, unionlearn, introduced the charter so that organisations can commit to provide high quality apprenticeships as a...

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It’s the old Catch-22, isn’t it? Bright, passionate people can’t get a job because they haven’t got any experience or a reference but they can’t get experience or a reference until they get a job.

We are doing our bit to support unemployed people across the city to get out of that situation by helping them gain...

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Did you know that one cat can be responsible for breeding up to 20,000 offspring in just five years?

Spaying or neutering your cat(s) is the only effective way forward to prevent unwanted pregnancies in female cats and reduces the instances of fighting and roaming in male cats.

To support this, Wolverhampton Cats Protection is promoting...

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We were set up by Wolverhampton City Council as an Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) in 2005. Our main jobs were to get Decent Homes funding and to improve housing services. The result of a ballot was that over 80% of Tenants and Leaseholders, who voted, were in favour of Wolverhampton Homes. So a ten year agreement for us to manage...

On March 21 the Low Hill and Scotlands Local Neighbourhood Partnership is holding a Health and Well Being Day being at the Low Hill Community Centre, Kempthorne Avenue.

Our Money Smart Team will be there to answer any questions you have about the changes to benefits.

The event has been split into two sessions. The Mayor of Wolverhampton...

We have been been ranked as 40th in the top 100 not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK.

The awards scheme run by Best Companies and The Sunday Times celebrates the best workplaces in the UK. Employees were asked to rate Wolverhampton Homes, through in-depth surveys, for key elements such as leadership, personal growth...

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