Lewisham Changemakers is a new programme for social entrepreneurs, charities, community groups, local businesses and leaders who wish to create or grow a social enterprise* in Lewisham. Sponsored by Lewisham Homes and Voluntary Action Lewisham, the programme is looking for individuals or groups who have a passion for creating positive social change in Lewisham. It […]
Campaign group Benefit to Society have launched their ‘See the Person’ campaign to combat negative stereotypes of social housing tenants. Often, those living in social housing are inaccurately portrayed as exploiting the benefit system and living in run down estates. This can give the public a distorted view of asocial housing and lead to stereotyping, […]
When we found out that there was a free service that could help reduce our residents’ gas and electricity bills, we wanted to find out more. Kriss from the Welfare Team and Caoimhe from Community Relations met with Guy and Will from Look After My Bills (LAMB) at Lewisham Homes. Guy and Will told us […]
Our Get on Track event provides an opportunity for you to reach your career and financial goals. If you find you are working hard yet struggling financially or are job hunting unsuccessfully, this event is for you. See our event calendar for more details.
On Tuesday 26 February, after months of hard work from resident volunteers such as Evelyn Tenants and Residents Association (TRA), and the support of our Community Relations Team, the Evelyn Community Store opened its doors to residents. Based in Evelyn Community Centre, the Community Store works on a membership basis in conjunction with national charity, […]