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 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 Housing also assists referred tenants of Curo with housing benefit problems.
Swan Transport run a Volunteer Transport Service.
Benefits in the Community project assists residents of Bath and North East Somerset to access welfare benefits and money mentoring advice.
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.