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Local Authorities must ensure survivors’ safety through innovative partnership working

By Megan Fereday / February 10, 2021

Leading domestic abuse charity, Solace, Commonweal Housing and Southwark Council, are today advocating for strong and effective partnerships that deliver a life-changing combination of safe, suitable housing, and holistic emotional and practical support to ensure those experiencing abuse can flee safely and recover.

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Millions saved to public purse by project supporting homeless people to work and save

By Megan Fereday / August 4, 2020

A new project is helping people at risk of homelessness into stable housing and employment, saving over £2m in costs to society, a new study has shown.

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Unique project is addressing previously unmet housing need for young adult carers

By Megan Fereday / June 10, 2020

An innovative new project from Commonweal and Quaker Social Action is providing crucial support to young adult carers, according to an independent evaluation, published today.

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Commonweal Pods highly beneficial for night shelter guests – report

By Megan Fereday / May 26, 2020

The Commonweal Pods have been successfully piloted in three night shelters across London, finds a new independent evaluation.

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Innovative domestic abuse partnership gives women chance to stabilise, recover and ‘hope and dream’ for the future

By Megan Fereday / March 4, 2020

A new pilot partnership between Solace Women’s Aid, Commonweal Housing and Southwark Council reports major benefits for vulnerable women fleeing domestic abuse.

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Housing project for young adult carers is addressing a gap in provision

By Connie Muttock / February 27, 2020

27/02/20 – Commonweal Housing, Learning and Work Institute and Quaker Social Action have today published interim findings of an evaluation of the Move On Up project.

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