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World Mental Health Day 2019

It’s widely reported that mental ill health will affect one in four people at some point in their working lives.  I am one of those one in four. People with mental ill health frequently suffer discrimination in the workplace. Unemployment also affects people with long-term mental health disorders more than any other group of disabled […]

Published
October 10, 2019
 

South Yorkshire Housing Association Invest in New Boiler Installation Programme for Residents’ Homes

South Yorkshire Housing Association Invest in New Boiler Installation Programme for Residents’ Homes South Yorkshire Housing Association has contracted Ashley & McDonough Ltd to undertake a programme of installations of gas fired central heating systems in the Association’s homes. The contract will commence in July 2019. Shelley Naylor, Head of Maintenance, South Yorkshire Housing Association […]

Published
September 2, 2019
 

New gas servicing and repairs contract

Our new gas servicing and repairs contractors are J.Tomlinson. The contract commences 1st April but some of our customers will be receiving letters from them in the next few days confirming appointments for Gas Servicing.

Published
March 14, 2019
 

South Yorkshire Housing Association placed 48 on Best Companies to work for in Yorkshire

South Yorkshire Housing Association has been named one of Yorkshire’s Best Companies to work for in 2019. Not only did they place 48th on the 75-strong list but they are the only housing association represented. The list recognises organisations that are leading the field in creating engaging and exciting workplaces and, the research complied by […]

Published
March 4, 2019
 

Mayoral Homelessness Summit

In November 2018, South Yorkshire Housing Association worked in partnership with Sheffield City Region to bring together over 150 people from the regional housing sector to create a plan to end homelessness in the region. To find out more, check out this report or view it by clicking the image below, which was produced after […]

Published
January 24, 2019
 

New housing system upgrade

We are currently upgrading to a new housing system. From 24th January at 12 noon we will no longer be able to load any repairs or make any appointments until the new system is live on 29th January. If you have an emergency repair please call us.  If you have any non-emergency repairs you can […]

Published
January 23, 2019
 

Call for artist submissions for public art project at Slingsby Place

South Yorkshire Housing Association is seeking to commission a local artist skilled in using art to facilitate engagement and participation to work with our residents at Slingsby Place (Sheffield), South Yorkshire Housing Association and Green Estate to deliver a public art project. Submission deadline: 3pm on 11th February 2018. Please see brief for further information […]

Published
January 16, 2019
 

Pioneering mental health and housing project bringing people home to Sheffield

A Sheffield-based housing association and NHS Trust are calling on the rest of the country to consider a new model that has successfully helped people in locked out-of-area mental health inpatient units return back to their home city.   The LivingWell model is a ground breaking partnership between South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) and Sheffield […]

Published
November 21, 2018
 

Sheffield-based housing association social prescribing service hailed as health solution in Government’s new Loneliness Strategy

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) joined the Minister for Loneliness, Tracey Crouch at the launch of the Government’s first ever loneliness strategy this week. The association were invited after their   has been featured as a solution for improving health, which is set to be accessible across the nation by 2023. Social prescribing enables GPs […]

Published
October 16, 2018
 

My #HousingDay18 Story – John Williamson

Throughout my lifetime I’ve lived in quite a few different places. My family moved to South Africa for my Dad’s work when I was a child and we spent 8 years there. During those years I went to boarding school, did national service, and lived in places that were minutes away from all sorts of […]

Published
October 10, 2018