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Giant opportunities event for Oldham residents to offer employment and skills advice

Giant opportunities event for Oldham residents to offer employment and skills advice

Residents in Oldham are invited to attend a giant opportunities event on Tuesday 15th October. Directions Day hosted by First Choice Homes Oldham is a free event offering expert support in finding employment and training opportunities, drafting applications and perfecting interview skills.

Update: Community cash boost for Oldham

Update: Community cash boost for Oldham

Community projects in Oldham are set to benefit from a £19,000 funding boost.

First Choice Homes Oldham and its partners are once again inviting applicants for the next round of funding available through its Rapid ROCA (Respect our Community Awards) grant.

Local groups and voluntary organisations are invited to bid for up to £500 to help support projects and initiatives that will benefit the community and make a difference to the lives of people in Oldham.

Update: Growing Together 2019

Update: Growing Together 2019

This year's gardening competition is now closed for entries. Thank you to those that submitted an entry. Judges will visit all gardens by the end of August. They will have an ID badge and will leave a calling card. Entrants will be notified of the result by the end of September. All winners will...
Oldhams Housing services have moved

Oldhams Housing services have moved

Oldham Housing Advice Service (OHAS) is now known as Housing Options and is no longer be based at First Choice Homes Oldham.

Update: Great Get Together 2019

Update: Great Get Together 2019

Update: Applications for The Great Get Together are now closed. Applications will no longer be accepted.

Applications will be reviewed with decisions made and applicants will be notified by the end of this week.

The Great Get Together is the UK's annual get together for neighbours. The Great Get Together is inspired by Jo Cox

Together for Tenants

Together for Tenants

First Choice Homes Oldham is eager to help tenants and residents take part in a consultation being run by The National Housing Federation, our trade body.

First Place vandalism

First Place vandalism

This morning we discovered that First Place, our office building on Union Street, had been subject to graffiti overnight. The graffiti was criticising our provisions for the homeless and has now been removed.

Be aware of bogus callers

Be aware of bogus callers

We have been made aware by a customer that there have been two men going door-to-door in the Holts Village area requesting access to go into people’s houses to look for defects.

These people are not from First Choice Homes.

Our Annual Report and Financial Statement

Our Annual Report and Financial Statement

Our Annual Report and Financial Statement are available now. Click here to view the reports.
Surveys - your views are important to us

Surveys - your views are important to us

At First Choice Homes Oldham we are committed to providing you with the best service we possibly can.

To help us improve and learn from your experience we send out regular text surveys or undertake telephone surveys.

We would be really grateful if you could help us to provide great customer service by filling in these surveys.

Your views are really important to us and we would love to hear from you.

As a thank you we will enter everyone who completes the survey into a monthly draw to win £100*.

So please give it a go, it will certainly be better odds than winning the lottery!

T's & C's apply.

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