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Official launch – A Joint Plan for Housing and Employment Services to tackle unemployment

The Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and Give us a Chance (GUAC) have today launched a housing and employment support services joint plan outlining how joint working between the sectors can be encouraged for the benefit of tenants, residents and whole communities. ERSA is the repres...

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GUAC members have been invited to participate in a short survey by Ixion

Dear GUAC members, Ixion is a not-for-profit group that is part of Anglia Ruskin University, delivering government funded programmes to the hardest-to-help individuals across the UK since 1995. We are currently designing services for European Social Fund projects and our aim is to work with lo...

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Wellbeing valuation: measuring our social value today

Measuring the value that we invest into our communities can be hard to do. GUAC’s supported approach – called the Wellbeing valuation model – considers data from national surveys and analyses the factors that affect our wellbeing – such as community activities, personal support or extra trai...

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Give Us A Chance teams up with the Young Women’s Trust

GUAC is pleased to be supporting the Young Women's Trust (YWT), as it works to improve the life chances and opportunities for economically inactive young women in England and Wales. YWT supports and represents young women who are trapped by low pay or no pay and are at greatest risk of a lifetime...

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ERSA Employability Awards 2016 now open

GUAC is please to promote the 2016 Employment Related Services Association’s (ERSA) Employability Awards, which will celebrate the hard work of organisations and people up and down the country, who dedicate their time to helping  people into work. The Employability Awards, sponsored by APM, h...

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Supporting Smart Futures for young students

Give Us A Chance is pleased to support Smart Futures, a unique work experience programme for Year 12/Fifth year students in England and Scotland. The new programme aims to equip students with a variety of new skills that will give them a head start in their chosen career. The ten month programme,...

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