The Mason Mile supports hard to reach communities become more physically active through the delivery of one mile structured and unstructured routes, and has recently partnered with housing associations to do so.
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, the fourth in the series, Lisa Voyle, Senior Project Officer, Newydd Housing Association based in Cardiff, discusses how they’ve adapted their health and wellbeing programmes.
Breathing Space, which teaches Mindfulness Based Approaches (MBA) to help people look after their mental health, is now offering concessionary rates to public sector workers.
A guest blog by Swim England, the national governing body for swimming in England, on the social value of sports.
Last summer, amidst the world cup frenzy, Frances Harkin wrote about the role HACT was playing in building bridges between social housing providers and sports organisations. Here we reflect on her thoughts a few months on.
Using a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods, this evaluation examines the outcomes for participants of Sanctuary Group’s Love Sport programme, as well as the social value generated. It also evaluates the delivery approaches taken by community partners to understand what worked well, and what was less successful.
At HACT we support and champion the role of housing in their communities, and have been doing so for decades. Over the coming week we will be publishing a series of blogs that explores some of the great things our sector does.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
If you need help in developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, please contact us.
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