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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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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