What Works in Tackling Poverty
The learning network has worked in collaboration with the
Poverty Alliance to publish a collection of case studies
demonstrating effective practice in tackling poverty.
is a Community Development Financial Institution in Glasgow
offering affordable loans and support to people who face barriers
to accessing credit elsewhere.
- Cash in Your
Pocket Partnership promotes and co-ordinates financial
inclusion in Aberdeen City, expanding into Aberdeenshire through a
single referral portal.
Financial Inclusion in Housing Argyll partnership has been
delivering financial inclusion projects in Argyll and Bute across a
range of Housing Associations since 2007.
- The South-West Edinburgh
Rent Arrears Early Intervention (SWERAEI) project is a pilot
partnership that was formed in 2009.
Gingerbread provides accessible, approachable and
non-judgmental support, advice and information to lone parents with
children of all ages, from all backgrounds and walks of life.
out of Prison is a partnership approach to working with
prisoners before they are released from prison, and for a number of
Community Project is a holistic centre of excellence based in
Cranhill Parish Church. In partnership with voluntary and statutory
organisations, the project tackles poverty and social
- The EPiC
Project supports people with experience of poverty to influence
the development of anti poverty policy in Scotland.
Independent Living Scotland works with people living with a
disability to improve their life chances and thereby tackle
- Move On is
a charity which supports young vulnerable people in danger of
becoming homeless. They provide debt and employability advice,
mentoring and literacy and numeracy tuturing.
Works is an organisations working to improve the environment
and support people living in fuel poverty.
Dunbartonshire Council - Improving Education for Children Living in
Poverty demonstrates the positive role schools can play in
tackling poverty, promoting healthy lifestyles and supporting
parental engagement in a child's learning and development.