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GUAC welcomes a new board member

Give us a Chance is delighted to welcome a new member to our Board. Sian Nicholas, Head of Sustainable Communities at Monmouthshire Housing (MH), joined the GUAC Board in September.

At MH, she holds the portfolio for Inclusion Services, Support and Engagement where she oversees a range of grant funded and commissioned projects including Dads Can, Journey to Work and Rise to Inspire. Sian will bring 20 years’ experience in the community and housing sectors to GUAC Board, including her work on the Welsh Government’s flagship deprivation programme, Communities First.

Speaking of her appointment Sian said “I am delighted to be joining Give us a Chance’s Board. As the newest Board member, and the only Board member based in Wales, I am looking forward to championing GUAC in our nation and being an advocate for the work that housing associations do in Wales to help people into sustainable employment.”

GUAC is excited to welcome Sian on board, to help expand our expertise and influence in Wales and also across the whole membership base.

Communities that Work campaign launched at House of Commons

Give us a chance hosted the annual reception on the evening of 27 November, which marked the launch of our Communities that Work campaign at House of Commons, in the presence of GUAC members, sector stakeholders, Members of Parliament and peers. GUAC has been actively working on the campaign and ...

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Give us a Chance launch sector wide Communities that Work campaign

Give us a Chance (GUAC) has launched a new campaign, Communities that Work, in Parliament this week. Supported by 24Housing, Communities that Work champions the work of the social housing sector to help support social tenants into work and succeed through in-work progression. The campaign, which ...

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