Areas of Work

At the heart of everything we do is a way of working we call ABCD, or Asset-based Community Development. It means that we are led by churches as they tell us how they are working to reduce poverty in their communities. We then look to support and equip this work, either by connecting churches with others, supporting volunteers, exploring funding needs, or by looking at specific, bespoke ways to add value to anti-poverty initiatives.

Food poverty is a day-to-day reality for more and more people in the UK. The problems are often worse during the school holidays.
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Quite simply, the statistics are staggering. One in ten people in England say they have personal experience of homelessness. The visibility of homelessness has risen dramatically in Sandwell, with people…
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People experiencing financial distress, particularly those on low incomes, are often reluctant to talk about their problems or seek help. And the complexity of different financial products and the benefits…
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Everyone needs friendship and conversation. Yet we know that loneliness and social isolation are real issues for lots of people in the UK – of all ages. The number of…
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Do something kind today... Love Your Neighbour.
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