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Reducing Child Poverty in Huntingdon North Ward. Huntingdonshire Area Partnership Poverty Sub Group . Reducing Child Poverty A Priority for the Area Partnership . Why Huntingdon North Ward? 32% children are growing up in poverty

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reducing child poverty in huntingdon north ward

Reducing Child Poverty in Huntingdon North Ward

Huntingdonshire Area Partnership

Poverty Sub Group

reducing child poverty a priority for the area partnership
Reducing Child Poverty A Priority for the Area Partnership

Why Huntingdon North Ward?

32% children are growing up in poverty

Ranks high on a range of indicators for poverty including

  • Low income and benefit claims, including Free School Meals
  • Lone parents
  • Under 18 conception
  • First time offenders
  • Domestic violence
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Low educational attainment and aspirations
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£22k

Big Feet Little Feet

Aim: To engage parents and carers in their children’s

learning

Evidence:

Parental engagement in children’s learning before age 7 can

improve attainment outcomes Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Participation in arts activities increases confidence, commitment, attendance, communication and literacy skills, tolerance and understanding Vital Communities

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Supporting people in crisis (loans, food bank, clothing bank, furniture projects, debt advice & support groups, mental health support, family support)

Preventing the crisis (credit unions, budgeting courses, debt & benefits advice, tackling fuel poverty, affordable transport, social projects to reduce isolation)

Joining it up

Supporting people into work (advice & guidance, training, volunteering, business start up advice)

additional support
Additional Support
  • Sub-group -organisations and individuals with an interest in and commitment to working to reduce poverty and the impact of welfare reform
  • No budget
  • Co-ordinating what’s available; sharing information and resources; identifying where support can be embedded within existing work
what have we achieved
What have we achieved?
  • Mapping and co-ordination of local support
  • Explored the impact of Welfare Reform on local people
  • The Ticking Time Bomb
  • Action Plan
the ticking time bomb
The Ticking Time Bomb
  • Good attendance
  • Excellent feedback
  • Countless conversations and agreements to work together
delivery within existing b udgets
Delivery within Existing Budgets
  • Food Bank, Community Shop, Furniture Project - voucher scheme
  • Directory of Services and Top Tips
  • Cooking on a Budget
  • Money Management and Debt Advice
  • Illegal Money Lending Campaign
  • Community Legal Advice
developments
Developments
  • Drop-in help and advice in the community
  • Keeping ourselves and staff up-to-date
  • Expand food based projects
  • Employability and practical projects
  • Money Management
why has this initiative worked
Why has this initiative worked?

Interest/relevance/timely

Local Focus

Commitment

Willingness to share and work in partnership