About Us

CHAT (Churches Housing Action Team) was founded by Christians who were concerned by the large number of people experiencing housing difficulty in Mid Devon.

We believe that everyone is entitled to decent, secure and affordable housing – somewhere to call home.

Awarded 2013

Awarded 2013

We give free, impartial and confidential Housing Advice in person, over the phone or by email, and our advisers can act on your behalf where necessary.

With the free support from our Tenancy Support workers we can support you to keep your home and move on with your life.

CHAT_logoContact us by email or call 01884 255606

CHAT Opening hours
Monday: 10.30am – 5pm
Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
Thursday: 9am – 5pm
Friday: 9am – 5pm

Crediton Outreach – Council Offices
Drop-in appointments:
Tuesdays: 10am – 12.30pm (Housing Advice)
Fridays: 10am – 12.30pm (Tenancy Support)

Please note the time change for Housing Advice from Tuesday afternoons to mornings.

Cullompton outreach at College Surgery now discontinued

Download our latest Newsletter CHAT Newsletter March 2017

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A quick reminder that CHAT will be closed tomorrow for the Bank Holiday. ...

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Two weeks from today!
This cafe will be raising money for CHAT too.
If you live in Tiverton please come along and if you don't it's worth making a journey.
You can come along even if you don't have anything that needs fixing!

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We have seen 19 people currently homeless in the Mid Devon area, 11 of whom are rough-sleeping. The other people are sofa-surfing. Our numbers, especially for sofa-surfers, are probably just scraping the surface. If you know of anyone in our area who needs our help, please signpost them to us. ...

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Mick HodgsonI am happy to testify you do such a cracking job - always will be grateful.2 days ago   ·  2

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Another encouraging client quote (some bits removed to protect identity) ...

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Rough-sleeper numbers have risen. Here are the items we need: ...

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Hannah AlexandraStrategy sadly unlikely to be successful as your demographic of supporters is not so keen on social media. Doesn't mean it shouldn't be attempted but really I think you should reconsider a longer term approach, Best wishes.3 days ago

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