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Community

Director: Gwen Carrington

Heads of Service:

Head of Service - Housing: Shan Williams
Head of Service - Adult Services: Alwyn Jones
Head of Service - Children’s Services: Anwen Huws
Head of Service - Provider Unit: Carys Edwards

Summary of Service roles

Housing Services

Housing Services is part of the Housing and Social Services Department.

The Service is committed to provide comprehensive services which are cost effective and responsive to the needs of both tenants and owner occupiers.

The Housing Services are responsible for numerous services including:

  • managing the council’s housing revenue account
  • council housing
  • allocations / homelessness
  • estate management
  • rent collection/arrears
  • financial / debt management
  • community care liaison
  • tenant participation
  • Low Cost Home Ownership Scheme
  • Warden Service
  • statutory duties including homelessness, housing benefit, housing renovation grants, strategies, policy development, renewal areas and group repair schemes
  • Supporting People
  • J.E.O’Toole Centre - provide training opportunities for the Youth of Anglesey through Môn Training and development opportunities for the unemployed through J.E.O’Toole

The Service works closely with the Social Services Service in order to provide housing for people who have special needs such as:

  • women seeking refuge from domestic violence
  • people with learning disabilities
  • people with mental health problems
  • people suffering from alcohol and other drug dependency
  • people with a physical disability who require support
  • young single homeless people requiring support and young persons leaving care
  • ex-offenders
  • single homeless persons

Strategies

  • The Homeless Strategy for Anglesey
  • Local Housing Strategy

Adult Services, Children’s Services and Provider Unit

The Social Services Service is responsible for a variety of services throughout the island:

  • Children’s Services
  • Mental Health Team - a joint agency team with the Community Health Trust
  • Learning Disability Team - for those with learning disabilities
  • Independent Living Service - for those with physical or sensory disabilities
  • Elderly Service Team - for older people
  • Reception and Customer Care Team - to receive requests for service, give appropriate initial information and act as reference points for clients

The Council also maintains and manages:

  • Home Care Service
  • homes for the elderly
  • day care centres (elderly)
  • day services (learning disabilities)
  • sheltered workshop
  • Out of Hours Service
  • Youth Offending Team

Leisure and culture

  • Leisure Centres - Amlwch, Beaumaris, Holyhead, Plas Arthur
  • Football Stadium, Holyhead
  • Park, Holyhead
  • Playing Fields
  • Golf Course, Llangefni
  • Bowling Greens
  • Sport development serviceOriel Ynys Môn
  • The Tunnicliffe Art Collection
  • Kyffin Williams Art Collection
  • Llynnon Mill
  • Llys Llywelyn
  • Archives Service
  • Archive and Museum Educational Service
  • Library Service including Mobile Libraries
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