Make a Stand was launched in June 2018 as part of the then CIH president Alison Inman's presidential appeal to tackle domestic abuse.  It centres around a pledge that CIH have developed in partnership with the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) and the 2018 and 2019 presidential charity Women's Aid. 

Millions of people experience domestic abuse every year, with two women being killed by their partner or ex-partner every week. Housing organisations house and employ millions of people across the UK, and that means we house and employ many thousands of people affected by domestic abuse. 

By signing the pledge Spire View have become part of that collective effort promising to make four focused, but easily deliverable commitments to support those affected by domestic abuse:  

1. Put in place and embed a policy to support residents who are affected by domestic abuse 2. Make information about national and local domestic abuse support services available on your website and in other appropriate places so that they are easily accessible for residents and staff 3. Put in place a HR policy, or amend an existing policy, to support members of staff who may be experiencing domestic abuse 4. Appoint a champion at a senior level in your organisation to won the activity you are doing to support people experiencing domestic abuse 

More information can be found at www.cih.org/makeastand    

Support Services 

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a free, confidential helpline run by Women's Aid and Refuge for anyone experiencing domestic abuse and it is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

0808 2000 247              www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk     

Respect is the UK membership organisation for work with domestic violence perpetrators, male victims of domestic violence and young people's violence in close relationships. 

Helpline for people concerned about their behaviour - 0808 802 4040 

Helpline for men experiencing domestic abuse - 0808 801 0327 

respect.uk.net 

Women's Aid provide a range of information and support on domestic abuse, including support for people experiencing domestic abuse and people who are concerned that others may be.  The organisation has sister federations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The details for Scotland are: 

0800 027 1234               https://womensaid.scot/ 

Women's Aid Glasgow provide: 

 Refuge  Resettlement  Domestic Violence Floating Support  Domestic Violence Outreach  Drop-in  Support Groups  Dedicated Service for Children/Young People  Project Based 

Contact details for Women's Aid Glasgow are: 

0141 553 2022            admin@glasgowswomansaid.org.uk                   

The Refuge and Drop-In Services are available Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm  

To find information about your local Women's Aid service, check the Women's Aid Domestic Abuse Directory.   

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/domestic-abuse-directory/

 http://spireview.org.uk/images/docs/Make_a_Stand.pdf 

The Scottish Housing Regulator has  published ‘How we regulate: a guide for tenants and service users. This short, summary guide lets people know more about: 

 

who the regulator is and what they do, what you can expect from your landlord,  how you can find out about your landlord’s performance; and  how to raise a concern about your landlord.  

 

They have also produced two short videos about who we are and what we do and how to raise a concern about a social landlord.  

 

They are also working with British Sign Langauge Scotland (BSL) to make a version of the guide for BSL users.  We’ll be launching this soon and will let you know when its available.  

 

The Scottish Housing Regulator directory holds the details of all social landlords, both Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) and local authorities. You can find lots of information here including landlords' contact details, stock profile, annual accounts, landlord reports and our engagements with landlords.

You can easily find any landlord by clicking the link here

We are delighted to present our Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Policy. 

A copy of this has been uploaded to our document/download section of this website or you can access this by clicking here.

We have also published our Guide to information and this can also be accessed at our documents/download section of this website or by clicking here.

 

Here is our Senior Management Team 

 

Fiona Murphy 
Director 

Margaret Brownlie
Depute Director 

Donna Richardson 
Housing Manager

 

 

Project Pamper is back due to popular demand!! Check out this free 8 week course...

Learn how to do facials, manicures and much much more..

Course starts on Monday 30th January 2017 from 10am-12pm call 0141 553 0808 to book you space now.

 

 

 

 

Look out for Santa visiting our office on Wednesday 7th December 2016.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are delighted to announce the winner of our 2016 Best Halloween Costume is.....

Ethan!!!  Well done Ethan and thank you to everyone who took part.  

 

There will be an information day on Friday 1st July 2016 in the Rainbowhall, 174 Roystonhill, G21 2LN.

Everyone from the local community are welcome to come along between 1pm and 3pm to look at the detailed plans, and discuss possible use of the building.

We would be pleased to see you there, and it gives everyone the chance to watch the progress from beginning to end.

 

APPRENTICESHIP OPPORTUNITY

 

 

As part of the partnering agreement between Spire View Housing Association, Copperworks Housing Association and JS McColl (Painting Contractors) Ltd the opportunity has arisen for an apprentice painter to be appointed.

 

JS McColl’s have successfully employed apprentices from many areas throughout Glasgow and many are now fully qualified painters/decorators employed by JS McColl.

 

The successful applicant will receive training through the Construction Industry Training Board as well as working on site with the contractor. This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic school leaver.

 

If you are interested in this position and want more information contact JS McColl on 0141-946-1062 or send a CV with details to:

 

JS McColl Limited

157 Queen Margaret Drive

Glasgow

Lanarkshire

G20 8XU

 

Spire View Housing Association is registered under Industrial & Provident Societies Act 1965: Reg No. 2295R(S)
Registered with the Scottish Government No. HAC136
Scottish Registered Charity No. SC033266

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