The Healthy Housing Hub works to improve the lives of vulnerable people by reducing the risk of poor health and accidents within the home.
We know people can enjoy a better home environment and improved health and well-being when they are comfortable, confident, secure and safe at home.
To achieve this we aim to:
If you think your housing conditions may harm your health you should contact a health or social care worker and ask to be referred to our service, especially if you are one of the following:
We receive referrals from any health and care workers and a wide range of other public service, community, charity and volunteer services, including:
Or if you're not sure, please contact us and we will do our best to help.
You can find out more about how this service could help you by reading Harold's story. Take a look to find out how his life was turned around after he was referred to the Healthy Housing Hub.
Studies carried out by Derby City's Public Health Directorate in 2013-14 and 2015-16 found that, at one year post intervention, proportionally fewer hub clients were in need of health or care services.
The full Service Evaulation Research Report is available in the downloads section.
Each year we work with partners to deliver the City Council's Stay Warm and Healthy in Derby programme to try and help vulnerable people to keep warm at home through cold winter months.
Our programme flyer has information about the type of support and assistance we offer.