Posts by: Ambreen Ahmad

Annual Impact Review

Challenging the injustices of the asylum system, developing innovative shared housing models, offering stable homes for women exiting street-based prostitution – just a taster of the things we have been involved in over the last year. Download our 2014 -15 Annual Impact Review to find out more. You can read about Commonweal Housing’s impact on: the people […]

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Social Housing – a national treasure or just the family silver?

Standing up for the NHS As we start this General Election campaign the National Health Service, our beloved NHS, will be a regular feature in news stories and policy announcements, campaign leaflets and party sound bites.  Who will protect it most……who is it greatest supporter……..who wishes to do away with it?  No doubt the truth […]

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Re-uniting mothers and children

Local Re-Unite successes  Gloucestershire and Derby sit at two ends of the Re-Unite spectrum. Louise’s* life has been transformed – from a difficult childhood in Gloucestershire and a subsequent custodial sentence, she has now been re-united with her young son and is moving on in her life. A five bed house in Derby recently became […]

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Hope for the future – Chrysalis

Six years on from the launch of Chrysalis, we are now asking whether a lack of support for women exiting prostitution still exists. To help answer this question – Commonweal will commission a 2015 Position Statement outlining the current policies, practices and experiences of women seeking to exit prostitution. Along with our partners St Mungo’s Broadway, we […]

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What’s on the horizon?

In 2015 we will examine ideas for possible new projects to tackle social injustices, areas where Commonweal Housing’s unique approach might help to make a real difference. Release on temporary licence We want to level the playing field so that all prisoners who are eligible for temporary release are given the opportunity to do so. […]

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