Hastings Furniture Service
31st March 2016
Our huge stores in Hastings and Bexhill have a constantly-changing stock of bargains, with generous discounts for low income households receiving benefits or working tax credits, students and pensioners.
HFS will collect reusable donations completely free of charge throughout Hastings and Rother, East Sussex. We collect and re-use all kinds of furniture and electrical goods, preventing 290 tons surplus items from going to waste each year and helping thousands of people with low incomes.
Full house clearances can also be provided, with an emphasis on reducing waste and providing an affordable friendly service.
We also offer training, support and experience to enable unemployed people to gain the qualifications, skills and confidence needed to play an active part in our community.
HFS has a great track record of working with partners to deliver projects and contracts. We have obtained and reported on projects including lottery-funded, local authorities, Colleges, and been partners in ESF projects.
The relief of poverty and distress of people in East Sussex and surrounding area who are in need because of unemployment or low income, by providing goods and services that such persons would bot otherwise be able to afford.
The relief of unemployment in such ways as may be thought fit including
- advancement of learning by people no longer in full time employment, through continued development of their individual capabilities, competencies, skills and understanding in order to progress to further education, training or paid work.
- provision of volunteering and work experience opportunities for unemployed people
- creation of training and employment opportunities by the provision of workspace for nonprofits
- environmental benefit for the public through reuse and recycling