Welfare Rights & Money Advice

Welfare Rights

Cathcart & District Housing Association offer Welfare Rights Services to our tenants. We share this service with Southside Housing Association.

The Welfare Rights Team are on hand to provide support to our tenants who require advice on benefits. They provide confidential, free and impartial advice on:

  • Benefit Checks/Income Maximisation
  • Sanctions
  • Appeals and Representation
  • Welfare Reform

Advice for all benefits including:

  • Universal Credit
  • Employment & Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Income Support
  • Discretionary Housing Payment & Bedroom Tax
  • Disability Living Allowance & Attendance Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payments
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Scottish Welfare Fund
  • Pension Credit
  • Food Bank Vouchers


Money Advice

Our Money Advice Service offers free confidential, impartial and independent debt advice.

We can:

  • Review your finances
  • Prioritise your debts
  • Complete a financial statement (including details of your income & expenditure)
  • Give you advice on what options are suitable for you and provide you with the necessary information to help make you an informed decision
  • Contact your creditors and negotiate with them on your behalf and help you with every step of the way.


If you require assistance on any of the above, our Tenancy Engagement Team can be contacted by emailing allan@cathcartha.co.uk or grant@cathcartha.co.uk


Booking an appointment


Our Welfare Rights Officers are in our offices every Wednesday and Thursday. Please note: every 2nd Wednesday they are only in from 9am – 1pm.


Our Money Advice Officer is in every Wednesday morning from 9am – 1pm.


To book an appointment please call 0141 633 2779.