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Award winning association Affinity Sutton joins GUAC

Established in 1900, Affinity Sutton have more than 57,000 homes and 161,000 residents.

They run an award-winning programme to help residents find work called Ready2Work and have helped 881 people find a job and created 200 work placements, from a dedicated employment support service to helping people start their own businesses with specialist help.

In 2014 they were awarded Gold for the Affordable Housing Provider of the Year in the What House Awards (as well as many others).

Kate Shone, GUAC Chair said, “Welcoming Affinity Sutton onboard is a pleasure. Their achievements with the Ready2Work scheme are testament to their passion to support more people find work, training and the right skills to help change lives and create positives futures.”

Affinity Sutton work with 120 local authorities across the UK with their first homes being built in Bethnal Green in 1909.

www.affinitysutton.com

New GUAC Chair elected

Give us a Chance (GUAC) board members have elected a new Chair of the Board, following Jayne Entwistle’s departure from Great Places. Board member Jon Fisher, Head of Communities at Sovereign, takes over the role as Chair from today, Monday 10th September. Speaking of his appointment, Jon Fi...

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Sign up for the joint ERSA and Give us a Chance conference, London, 12 September 2018

Join ERSA and GUAC at this one day conference in central London on 12 September. The conference will play host to over 100 stakeholders and thought leaders from across the employment support and housing sectors and seeks to provide theoretical and practical examples of integrated services that ar...

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