Ayr Housing Aid Centre

Provide advice, assistance, representation and sustainment to those who are homeless or in housing need


To provide advice, assistance, representation and support to those who are homeless, threatened with homelessness and / or are in housing need.

Services provided:

  • General advice, information and advocacy
  • Attending interviews with clients and representation at Appeals
  • Preparation of written reviews and liaison with legal representative
  • Ongoing sustainment
  • Landlord negotiation
  • Education and Engagement Service, working with schools, colleges, older people and veterans
  • First Home Service within Carrick Area (for under 25s)
  • Tenure Sustainment Service, mainly relating to arrears
  • Lobby local and central government on housing related matters
  • The Centre works closely with other agencies, in particular, Shelter and Barnardos Homelessness Service
  • Provide training for the public and private sectors on housing related matters
  • Fundraise to support the work that they do – volunteers always welcome
  • Also, from time to time provide a work placement via the New Deal Programme.


Additional information:

If a person from outwith South Ayrshire contacts the Centre they will try to link them with the appropriate agency for assistance.


1st Floor
7 York Street

Phone: 01292 288 111
Website: http://www.ayrhousingaidcentre.com
Email: info@ayrhousingaidcentre.com
Minicom: 07549 603 895 (Text
Fax: 01292 880 851

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