Aylsham resident Anja Grau tells us why she gets involved
You can get involved in loads of areas, including:
Getting involved does not have to take up a lot of your time or mean making a long term commitment unless you want to. We appreciate that everyone's circumstances are different and so we have tried to come up with lots of varied methods that our residents can have their say.
The different ways are listed below:
Focus Groups - meet to discuss a specific subject or issue in an informal session.
Surveys - Give us your thoughts and views quickly by completing a survey.
Property Partnership Board - panel of residents and staff who look specifically at the repairs service.
WISE Members - Residents who look at saving energy and reducing fuel costs for residents.
Estate Inspections - an inspection of the estate you live in to highlight areas that need attention.
Readers Panel - documents are sent to the panel to look at in their own homes to give feedback.
Mystery Shoppers - test our services from home or in the office then let us know how they found the service.
Resident Representatives and Voices - act as the recognised spokesperson for a specific area. They are voted in to position by the residents in the area they represent.
Neighbourhood Patch Panel - A meeting of residents from an area covered by one Neighbourhood Officer to discuss local issues.
Property Inspectors - Residents who inspect empty properties and communal repairs.
Wherry Facebook - Become our fan on Facebook and receive updates.
Editorial Panel - A group of residents who helps us decide what articles should be included in Wherry Matters.
Resident Training - Training courses aimed at helping you improve your skills and qualifications.
Energy Champions - Residents who advise their neighbours on how to save energy and reduce their fuel costs.
Residents Associations - A group of residents from a road or estate who come together to represent that area. This is ideal for bringing communities together.
Resident Board Members - There are 3 residents on the Wherry Board who help direct the organisation and agree policies.
Neighbourhood Patch Panels - Groups of residents from a spcific geographical area who discuss local issues and performance.
Ways to Get Involved
To find out more of any of these options please download our Ways to Get Involved leaflet.
Alternatively you can call us on 01603 703500 or freephone 0800 694 0165, and ask for the Resident Involvement Team.
You can also write to:
Resident Involvement Team
Wherry Housing Association
6 Central Avenue
St Andrew Business Park
Norwich NR7 0HR
Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or you can fill in our Online Interest Form and we will contact you
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