Ashley Community Housing (ACH) works to change the perception of refugees and help them integrate into communities in the West of England and the West Midlands. In 2014 they applied for Big Potential funding.
Moving On work with young people aged 16–25 across County Durham who are homeless or affected by homelessness. Whether they face relationship breakdown, financial difficulties or are fleeing domestic abuse, Moving On support young people to find accommodation, manage money and provide support to help them sustain their tenancy and live independent lives.
If social investment provided the answer to austerity, “that would be fantastic”. Jeremy Swain, CEO of London-based homelessness charity Thames Reach, talks pitching, building relationships with investors and making the case for social investment to board members.
Social investment is “disruptive” by it’s very nature says CEO of Thames Reach Jeremy Swain midway through a hectic Tuesday afternoon in the office.