Building on the success of the Winter Beds Project, we continue to look at new ways of supporting the most vulnerable in the community. We want to create new projects to promote lasting solutions to social isolation, poverty and homelessness in St Albans.
Here is an outline of our plans for the future.
To work with the local community to promote lasting solutions to social isolation, poverty and homelessness.
Our aim is to set up a multi-disciplinary community centre to support people who are marginalised and vulnerable. The centre plans to:
The Centre, managed by/with the Open Door Charity, plan to work closely with Centre 33, St Albans Council, Hightown Housing Association and others to ensure integrated services for the people it supports.
Practical support will be aimed at those who are facing social isolation and disadvantage.
The benefits for those using the Centre will include:
The broader public benefits and social impact of the Centre will include: