Posts in Category: Young People

Carmarthenshire housing services - A Spice time credits approach to engagement and delivery 

Seeing is Believing - Co-production Case Studies from Wales
Carmarthenshire County Council Housing Services and Community First clusters have been working with Spice to establish a time bank intended to engage community members, build social networks, and lead to improved outcomes for individuals,... read more
 
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  07/12/2015   Categories: 1000 Lives Plus Community Development Co-production Catalogue in Wales Housing Time-Banking Young People
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Bron Afon Community Housing - Own 2 Feet Living: Ty Cyfle 

Seeing is Believing - Co-production Case Studies from Wales
As the largest social landlord in Torfaen, Bron Afon Community Housing needed answers to a number of important questions: ‘how can we break the cycle of failing tenancies of young people …how can we create more affordable homes for young people with ... read more
 
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  07/12/2015   Categories: 1000 Lives Plus Co-production Catalogue in Wales Housing Young People
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Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru (4Cs) - Young Commissioners 

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We (4Cs) are a consortium of Welsh local authorities who collaborate in relation to commissioning placements for looked-after children. We usually involve young people with care experience in all our work, but this project has taken us one step... read more
 
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  07/12/2015   Categories: 1000 Lives Plus Commissioning Co-production Catalogue in Wales Social Care Young People
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Caerphilly County Borough Council - Schools Battery Recycling Initiative 

Initiative created to encourage pupils, staff and parents to prevent thousands of used batteries from going to landfill

Caerphilly County Borough Council has been at the forefront of battery recycling for several years and provides battery containers for the public at its six household recycling/civic amenity sites.

Schools across Caerphilly are all doing their bit to help the environment. In addition to the battery recycling scheme, they also recycle paper, food and are part of the Eco-Schools Green Flag Award.

In December 2011, Caerphilly County Borough Council launched a Schools Battery Recycling Initiative at Fochriw Primary School. The initiative was created to encourage pupils, staff and parents to prevent thousands of used batteries from going to landfill.  

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Cardiff Council - ‘Get It out For Cardiff’ Student Recycling Campaign 

A reuse and recycling scheme aimed at students at the end of the academic year

Get It out For Cardiff (GIOFC) started life as an end of term campaign to encourage students living in residential properties in Cathays and Plasnewydd to clear out their waste in an organised manner prior to them leaving for the summer holidays. This involved extra collections of waste taking place over the course of the weekends in June.

Promotion of the campaign was done via posters, email, internet, social media and delivery of information at local landlord and community meetings, co-ordinated by the Council and Cardiff Digs. Information about the WEEE collections was provided by ERP.

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Jobs for young people  

Wales’ third sector experience of the Future Jobs Fund

This storybook marks the conclusion of WCVA’s Future Jobs Fund programme and captures some of the life changing experience of young people in Wales who’d previously been long term unemployed.

 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  24/04/2015   Categories: Jobs WCVA Young People
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