Taunton Association for the Homeless (TAH) is a charitable organisation supporting those who have become or are at risk of becoming homeless.
We currently have 17 properties within Taunton, Bridgwater, Wellington and West Somerset which accommodate 181 homeless individuals.
As well as providing accommodation, we provide key 1 to 1 support to help our clients rebuild their lives. This includes access to free training courses and activities through the TAH College. This helps our clients to build on their life skills and self-confidence, allowing them to take steps forwards into employment, accommodation and their own independent lives again.
We also have an Outreach Team who work closely with rough sleepers to ensure they are receiving the support they need to keep them safe and well, and to offer accommodation and services that are available to them.
Our accommodation ranges from 50 bed hostels with 24 hour support, to more independent 'move on' accommodation.
We have our very own Letting Agency (Somerset West Lettings) to assist those on a low income into affordable, private accommodation.
1 in 6 people in the UK will spend at least one night homeless. But we know that, given the right help, even the most vulnerable in our society can recover from the issues that have resulted in their homelessness.
Every year, as a result of our support, hundreds of people are able to take on and maintain their own tenancies and become valuable members of our communities.