AGM for Reporting Year 2011/12

The Centre held our AGM on 27th February 2013 in the Country Hall, Ayr.  The Annual Report was presented with a range of other reports; these can be accessed on our Reports page.

Kevin Anderson, Housing Policy and Strategy Co-ordinator for South Ayrshire Council gave a very interesting and informative presentation on the future of the Private Rented Sector.

The Centre welcomes Veterans First Point Ayrshire to 7 York Street, this service is a signposting service run by Veterans for Veterans and serving armed forces.  They aim to link Service Users to other appropriate services, including ourselves.

You can contact them by phoning 07527 845122. They will be based here at the Centre at 7 York Street every Tuesday from 26.2.13 from 10:00am to 2:00pm.


Care Inspectorate Report

The Centre was inspected by the Care Inspectorate on 24.1.13 and as normal this inspection was unannounced. The Inspection Report is now available to download from the “SCSWIS” website. John Mulholland CEO for the Centre stated “ We are very proud that our services have once again achieved an overall Grade 5 (very good) from the Inspectorate. We are committed to providing the highest possible quality of service to Service Users who are central to the services we provide.”

The Centre AGM

Our AGM will be held on Wednesday 27th February 2013, in the County Hall, Wellington Square, Ayr at 7:00pm.  Our Annual Report 2011/12 will be presented which includes our financial statement.  A speaker from South Ayrshire Council will be attending.

All are welcome, please phone Karen Taylor on 01292 288111 to let us know your coming along.

Formal Opening of the New Centre

Our new Centre at 7 York Street, Ayr was formally opened by Provost Helen Moonie on 6th February 2013.  Alex Anderson, our chairperson welcomed all our guests (over 70) to our Open Day and Formal Launch of the new Centre.  He was very pleased with the turnout and particularly happy to welcome some current and former Service Users.

Helen welcomed the opportunity to come and open the Centre and stated that the Centre was held in high regard in South Ayrshire and beyond.  She wished the Centre, Staff and Committee best wishes for the future and was sure we would continue to provide high quality services to the people of South Ayrshire.

John Mulholland our CEO thanked Helen for her kind words and went onto highlight the importance of our services which always places Service Users at the Centre of our services.  John thanked the Staff and Committee for all the hard work which was necessary due to the move.

We are now saying farewell to the old Centre in Holmston Road which served the Centre well over the past 25 years and now look forward to continuing to develop our services in York Street.



Ayr Housing Aid Centre Team


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