The Social Prescribing project is in collaboration with Community Engagement officer for Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) in Cambridgeshire, employed by CHS (Cambridge Housing Society), Jade-Anne Griffin (JAG) and Nuffield Road Medical Practice, a surgery in East Chesterton, Cambridge.
This report published by the Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research provides evidence about the impact of one-to-one coaching on people suffering from financial and digital exclusion and exclusion from the labour market.
This report on The Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS) summarises the savings made by the scheme in its second year of operation, made possible by taking a Think Communities approach2, which emphasises the importance of people, places and systems.
Social prescribing: GLA’s next steps
With support from the National Housing Federation, the Commission visited towns and cities across the North and Midlands, meeting housing associations, stakeholders and local residents. Using the learning from this process, the Commission has made ten recommendations.
Authors: Mark Wilding, Katy Jones, Philip Martin and Lisa ScullionPublished by Give us a Chance and University of SalfordThe research involved a mixed-methods approach and was carried out in three key phases:Phase 1: Initial consultation and review of...
Authors: Deborah Quilgars, Alison Dyke, Alison Wallace and Sarah WestPublished by Joseph Rowntree Foundation, February 2019This report presents the results of a six-year evaluation of Derwenthorpe, an urban extension of about 500 homes in York, developed by the...
Recommending a series of actions that the housing sector in Scotland should take in order to improve resident engagement.
Mental health problems are the most common health issue among Citizens Advice clients, impacting 89,410 clients last year. Previous research found people with mental health problems are more likely to struggle with essential services, and support offered by providers is inadequate.
This report centres on findings from Centrepoint’s analysis of data collected for the 2017/18 Youth Homelessness Databank. It updates findings from previous years, including Centrepoint’s estimate of the national scale of youth homelessness.
This report assesses the barriers to employment and the impact of rent fluctuations and housing benefit.
This White Paper from Orbit Group and Fairbanking explains how Orbit Group is helping its customers take control of their finances.
The Centre for Excellence in Community Investment is an initiative from HACT, UK housing’s ideas and innovation agency.
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