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Fife Keyfund

Local Authority Area Search: Fife Council
Provider/Agency: Trust In Fife
Name of service/project: Fife Keyfund

Address: c/o The Cairn Centre, 83-85 Dunnikier Road, KIRKCALDY
Postcode: KY1 2QW
Telephone: 01592 201849
Email Address:
Service Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm

Services Provided
Services provided: Fife Keyfund is a Deposit Guarantee Scheme assisting homeless people to access to the private rented sector. All referrals must come through Fife Councils Homelessness Service or Prevention of Homelessness route. The issuing of a deposit guarantee widens individual choice for housing. The aim of the scheme being to encourage the client to repay the deposit in full so allowing security of tenure for the individual and choice for their future housing need.
Accommodation provider: Yes
Information advice & advocacy: Information and advice
Care & Support: Support provided whilst in tenancy
Education, training & employment: Refer to other providers
Health & wellbeing: Refer to other providers
Practical assistance:Assistance with budgeting/financial management, Provision of furniture/essential household items

Other Information
Gender: All genders
Age Group: All Age Groups
Other Information: Provides services to a specific client group.

Renting Scotland

Local Authority Area Search: Fife
Provider/Agency: Renting Scotland
Name of service/project: Renting Scotland

Address: Online information resource only
Service Opening Hours: Available online 24/7

Services Provided
Services provided: Website provides up to date information relating to the private rented sector, including advice and guides for current or prospective private tenants, and advice for private landlords. Website also includes letter templates to help tenants contact their landlord about their deposit, or to request a repair.
Accommodation provider: No

Other Information
Gender: All
Age Group: 16+
Other Information: Renting Scotland is jointly funded by the Scottish Government, The Safe Deposits Scotland Trust and Shelter Scotland.