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Finalists announced for Communities that Work social media competition

Give us a Chance is delighted to reveal the shortlist of the 12 entries in contention for the Communities that Work social media competition.

The competition, which celebrates stories of housing providers who have helped people into work, received over 60 submissions from housing providers across the country.

The final winning stories will be announced during Communities that Work week (20 – 24 May 2019), with each winning entry receiving up to £500 from GUAC towards any skills & employment course, selected by residents featured in the winning competition entries. Winning stories will also feature in 24 Housing, showcasing the work that the housing providers have done to help people into work.

Welcoming in the shortlist, GUAC Managing Director, Lynsey Sweeney commented: “The social media competition blew us away. For four months we’ve received incredible stories over social media from housing providers across England and Wales, showcasing the work that their teams do to help people into long term and rewarding employment. Every entry touched us, and we’ll look to involve all submissions and stories in our future work. But there can be only three winners – so a huge congratulations to the shortlisted 12, and good luck in the next stage of the judging round!”

The shortlisted entries are:

The final results and winners will be announced during the week of Communities that Work week (20 -24 May). Follow GUAC on twitter at @GUACJobs or via LinkedIn at

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