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Delivery Projects

Project List

Projects

Please select a link from the left-hand side to discover more about a Reaching People current project.

Moneywise Plus

Moneywise Plus provides information, advice and training to help 1400 unemployed people across Leicester and Leicestershire increase their financial and digital skills.

To access Moneywise Plus contact the team on 0300 003 7004 or visit the website: www.moneywiseplus.co.uk
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Moneywise Plus is funded by the Big Lottery and European Social Fund

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Moneywise

Moneywise is a Leicester City project being led by asra Housing Group in partnership with Community Advice & Law Service (CALS), Action Homeless, The Y and Leicester City Council.

Moneywise provides a ‘financial confidence route way’ for eligible social housing clients. Building on existing provision, experience from providers and through talking to tenants and other stakeholders Moneywise has designed a flexible range of support mechanisms to assist people to understand the world of money and increase financial awareness and skills.

Moneywise is yet another example of Reaching People organisations (in this instance asra, Action Homeless and CALS) working together to provide valuable services and support to the local community. Working with another RP member, the Y, extends the access to the project to young people across the city, helping to guide and support them in building good financial habits early in their life.

Partners:
asra Housing Group
Community Advice & Law Service (CALS)
Action Homeless
the Y
Leicester City Council
Website:
http://getmoneywise.org.uk/

Leicester Recovery Partnership (ended 30 June 2016)

Leicester Recovery Partnership delivers substance misuse services for people living in Leicester City and provides support for families and carers. The partnership is made up of Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, Phoenix Futures and Reaching People and aims to promote, encourage and engage its service users into recovery, providing opportunities to make positive lasting changes in their lives.

Four Reaching People organisations are currently involved in the Leicester Recovery Partnership and deliver information, advice and guidance to its service users; Action Homeless, Community & Law Service, the Emerald Centre and Well for Living. The advisors have a wealth of knowledge and experience between them, offering a very accessible and individual service aimed at helping service users to deal with housing issues, taking control of any debt/financial problems and to explore training, volunteering or employment.

Partners:
Action Homeless
Community & Law Service
The Emerald Centre
Well for Living
Website:
http://www.leicesterrecoverypartnership.co.uk/

The Recovery project ended 30 June 2016.

Engagement Programme (Ended 30 June 2015)

The Engagement Programme is a Leicestershire County-wide project and aims to improve the lives of the people of Leicestershire by encouraging individuals and organisations to work in partnership with each other, and with local government, to build stronger, safer and better communities.

Properly supported, such partnerships can deliver more effective, better tailored services to the people who most need them.

Reaching People’s objectives within this project are to:

  • Support and enable communities and organisations to influence and improve the way services are provided.
  • Provide services that help the Voluntary and Community Sector to develop its role and improve its performance.
  • Work with the County Council on initiatives that improve local involvement by individuals, communities and organisations in the planning and delivery of services.

The Engagement project ended 30 June 2015.