The foundations for longer term, sustainable, positive change.
months after our intervention, we ask clients about the impact of our work.
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Our expansion reflects the need
Since 1990, Community Housing Aid has continued to develop services in response to unmet need, inequality and/or disadvantaged client groups. Our commitment to suitable, sustainable, secure and affordable housing has been increasingly challenging, largely due to changes in legislation, reducing local authority budgets and a shortage of affordable housing.
These pressures have required CHA to become increasingly responsive and creative; in how projects are delivered, funded and measured.
We expect all of our project activities to have a significant impact i.e. a person’s situation or circumstances should be demonstrably improved in the short term, with the foundations in place for longer term, sustainable, positive change. We measure our impact in a number of ways:
1. By commissioning external evaluations from partners such as SERIO (University of Plymouth) and The National Institute for Health Research
2. By contributing to national research (we are currently part of a 2 year study with Kings College London)
3. By measuring the (positive)‘change’ we have helped create; be it social, economic or psychological
4. By asking our beneficiaries what impact our interventions have had, both in the short term, but also 6/12 months later.
In 2016/17, we supported XXXX people in Devon to access or retain accommodation, resolve debts which were threatening their housing or by providing emergency accommodation via our volunteer hosts (Nightstop Devon).
Please visit project pages to find out more.
Ben's Story - Nightstop
Find out how the Nightstop team helped Ben with several issues, including applying for benefits and contacting court services, during his time with us at a host family. [Read more]
William's Story - Bay6
William was in hospital for a considerable amount of time and was referred to Bay6. Find out how our team worked with William to secure a suitable place for him to stay. [Read more]