Welcome to the SWAN website.
SWAN is a local charity operating within the Bath and North East Somerset area (B&NES) based in our office in Radstock.
Swan Housing assists referred tenants of Curo with housing benefit problems.
Swan Housing administer the Bath and District Deposit Bond Scheme - Please note this scheme will no longer be available for new deposit bonds from 1st April 2016 due to funding cuts by B&NES council. Existing bonds are unaffected and will be renewed up to a maximum 2 year period and any valid claim made within the life of a bond will be paid.
Swan Transport run a Volunteer Transport Service. This service is available to those in the Bath and North East Somerset area who are elderly, frail or disabled and have savings of less that £16,000.
Swan has reaped benefits this year from being a partner of APEX (Advice Partnership for Excellence) - formed with money from the Big Lottery’s Advice Service Transition Fund. It comprises of 9 advice providers in BANES and is one of over 200 similar projects throughout England which over the course of 2 years aim to improve the way that advice services operate and work together. This year APEX has provided free training opportunities, computer equipment and an on-line referral system between agencies for clients. Please look at the website for more information.