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A low cost general gardening service for disabled or older residents and lone parents

What is it?
our Helping Hand Garden Service is a scheme available to vulnerable and older residents, those with disabilities and lone parents. This service is reliable, dependable, affordable – and only a phone call away!

We know that many residents sometimes have difficulty finding someone to carry out general gardening tasks at an
affordable cost.

The Helping Hand Garden Service is for ‘extra’ jobs that are not the responsibility of Westlea as your landlord. Examples are given below of the sort of garden work covered by the service. If you are not sure if the garden work you require is our responsibility, please check in your repairs book or call the repairs helpline on 01249 466100.

What does the service do?
Some examples of helping hand garden service jobs are:

Paying for the work?

How do I apply?
Simply call 01249 466100 and we will send you an application form and prepaid envelope for you to return your completed application form to us in.

If you have difficulty completing the form please let us know and a member of the team will be more than happy to help you.

What happens next?
After we receive your application for the service we will arrange to visit you so that we can:

We will let you know when we can start the work as soon as we receive payment in full.

Depending on the level of demand for the service (and the weather), there may be a waiting period of a few weeks.

What we don’t do
Some examples of jobs that are not available as part of Helping Hand Garden Service pilot scheme:

Let us know what you think
When the helping hand gardeners have completed the job they will leave a feedback card so that you can comment on the service you received.

To find out more
If you have any questions about the Helping Hand Garden Service and would like to find out more please call us on 01249 466100 or 07881 515337.

Click here to download the application form

Click here to download this information as a PDF.