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Hyde Housing joins GUAC

We’re extremely pleased to announce that Hyde Housing is the latest association to join Give Us A Chance.

Hyde Housing works across the East of England, the South East of England and the East Midlands and was established in 1967 with the aim to help those most in need.

They are dedicated to improving their service, despite having one of the highest customer satisfaction levels in the industry and have won several awards including the British Youth Council’s ‘Youth On Board’ award and the Housing Innovation Award 2013.

Yvonne Pick, Employment and Enterprise Manager at Hyde Plus said, “The Hyde Group is excited about joining a progressive consortium like GUAC.  Joining will enable us to build strong partnerships with other housing associations to promote and raise the profile of the vital work we do to support our residents into work and training.”

Hyde Housing currently provides 49,000 homes to 95,000 people, stretching from Lincolnshire in the north to the Isle of Wight in the south as well as in Greater London.

Kate Shone, Chair of GUAC said, “Having Hyde Housing on board is a fantastic. Their experience and drive is a great addition to the team and I believe they will contribute greatly to our aims and ambitions.”

In 2014 Hyde helped more than 1300 people with employment advice, training, work placements and new jobs.

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