Molendinar Park Housing Association is delighted to report that since introducing a Welfare Rights Service provided by Govan Money Matters the financial gain for tenants of the Association from 1st April 2020 to 31st December 2021 is £254448.25 with the service being used by 252 tenants.

The Association facilitates a Welfare Rights Service once a week when residents can seek advice on a range on money matters.  Appointments can be made by calling 0141 564 5256 and speaking to our Housing Management team.  Below is a summary of the areas where help was made available:


Universal Credit

Sure Start Maternity Grants

Scottish Welfare Fund

Personal Independence Payments

Pension Credit

Housing Benefit/ local Housing Allowance

Employment Support Allowance

DLA – Both

DLA – Care

Child Benefit

Discretionary Housing Payment

Carers allowance

Council Tax Reduction/Discount

Benefit Check

Attendance Allowance

Money Guidance

Child Tax Credit


Income Support


Financial Payment


Andrew Scott, Chairperson of MPHA said “Over £250,000 obtained for our tenants is a remarkable figure and offers a significant boost to the  income of the people who used the service.  This proves beyond doubt  the vital role the service plays in helping our communities.  We remain committed to supporting the wider needs of our communities by delivering this Welfare Rights Service and would encourage all our tenants to access the service if and when they need it.”