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Describe GUAC in three words

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxh6Uk_Ma80 GUAC works with approx 50 different members across the country as well as ERSA and other housing, employment and public sector organisations and described our work as ‘influencing, sharing and partnerships’. How do you describe GUAC in just three...

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Metropolitan Housing joins GUAC

Housing Association Metropolitan Housing, is the latest group to become a member of GUAC and a champion of training and employment opportunities. With more than 90,000 residents based in London, the East of England and the East Midlands, Metropolitan is one of the largest in London and provides a...

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Golden Gates Housing Trust joins GUAC

Warrington based Golden Gates was established in 2010 after a stock transfer from the Borough Council and now manages 8,600 homes in the local area. Golden Gates provides an extensive selection of opportunities to help residents find work opportunities, from weekly job clubs which offer expert ad...

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GUAC and DWP meet to discuss employment support

GUAC members met with DWP Officials in Sheffield to discuss how Housing Associations could help deliver better service integration with future employment support programmes. GUAC members explained how many Housing Associations wanted a more shared approach with Employment Providers as we are ofte...

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Centre for Cities report – Delivering Change: What Housing Associations can tell us about employment and skills

Centre for Cities published a report on housing, employment and skills in June this year. They reference the GUAC:ERSA manifesto and also featured a few case studies including some GUAC members (Guinness, Great Places, Hyde) You can read more about the report here: www.centreforcities.org/public...

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GUAC Board member in the news: Coast and Country does not only supply social housing, it also provides skills

This article was originally posted on the Business Quarter website on 11th August 2015 - http://www.bqlive.co.uk/2015/08/11/relaxed-approach-pays/ Steven McCorry, who is profoundly deaf, had been out of work for more than five years and found it difficult to gain work experience. But then he d...

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One Housing Group joins GUAC

One Housing is a not-for-profit housing association looking after approx 15,000 homes across London and surrounding counties. The group helps people find work, supports those with care needs and provides affordable places to live. One Housing runs an extensive employment programme, which they ...

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Thames Valley Housing joins GUAC

Our latest member Thames Valley Housing looks after 14,500 homes across the South of England providing a mix of traditional rented housing, shared ownership, key worker and student accommodation. They also run Fizzy Living and new concept for renters, offering good quality new homes in London, wi...

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