Young Women’s Trust run the Work It Out service free one to one coaching over the phone and feedback on CVs and job applications for all young women aged 18-30 across England and Wales. Coaching is delivered by a team of professional coaches. Young women...
The Housing Associations Youth Network (HAYN) exists to work with and for young people aged 11-25 that live in and around our communities. It is a peer network of youth focused representatives from the social housing sector. The network has recently had 2 events, an...
Our local communities need us more than ever. It’s time to bring generations together to take action, writes InCommon in this guest blog.
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.
This series of briefings address significant issues that are emerging in the UK as a result of Covid-19 that impact on the work of community investment. In each one, we have brought together available evidence to help you think about and plan future...
Between March and May 2020, social housing organisations provided almost £500,000 in financial assistance, made almost half a million welfare calls and identified just over 175,000 vulnerable residents.
This report by InCommon for Clarion tells stories of resilience, adaptability and hope from people from all ages at a time when we need them most
Our blog series, The view from, explores how housing associations have been responding to the Covid-19 crisis. In this blog, Sian Coulton, Community Engagement Manager at Community Gateway, discusses how they’ve been responding to the crisis, particularly around food distribution.
We’ve been hearing from numerous housing associations about the initiatives they’ve been taking since the Covid-19 crisis began. Here is an inspiring example from Clarion Housing Group.
For young people across Lewisham Love2Dance is more than just a streetdance programme. It has built confidence, encouraged creativity, and fostered leadership skills. Love2Dance has demonstrated the power of arts initiatives in building and connecting local communities.
A dressing up box that teaches primary school children about different roles in housing will soon be piloted at three primary schools in the South West. Could this be a solution to the housing sector’s recruitment problems?
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT. We partner with organisations across the social housing sector to drive value for residents and communities. We do this through insight-led products and services that encourage innovation and foster collaboration.
If you need help developing a community investment strategy, measuring your social value or demonstrating the business case for community investment, we can help make it happen. Get in touch and let’s start the conversation.