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Creating Pathways to Work

2019-05-23T13:06:48+00:00

Creating Pathways to Work Workshop PBHA are delighted to announce a further collaboration with Perceptions Warehouse this year. This year’s workshop is called ‘Creating Pathways To Work’ and it will be held at the Isledon Canteen, 21st June, 12-2pm. We will be looking at affirmations, mantra’s, body language, confidence, how you can break down your own barriers to work and of course tea and biscuits. We are also going to be getting somebody to come in that specialises in work/pathways to jobs for a Q+A and if people are comfortable, some role play with some practise interview questions which we will [...]

Creating Pathways to Work 2019-05-23T13:06:48+00:00

PBHA awarded Nationwide Grant

2019-04-04T11:18:05+00:00

Nationwide Building Society Community Grant for PBHA Peer Landlord Project Peter Bedford Housing Association is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Nationwide Building Society Community Grants of £27,960 to fund a pilot Peer Landlord project. Based on the pioneering work of Commonweal Housing, this will create shared accommodation based on a mutual support model whereby selected tenants act as peer mentors and first point of contact with the landlord. This will help provide accommodation to some of our younger beneficiaries, all of whom will be vulnerable adults who face reduced access to supported housing and few alternatives. We [...]

PBHA awarded Nationwide Grant 2019-04-04T11:18:05+00:00

Digital Champions Network Funding Grant News!

2019-03-28T14:26:16+00:00

Digital Champions Network Funding Grant News! Peter Bedford Housing Association, together with partner Providence Row Housing Association, are delighted to announce that we have joined One Digital’s Digital Champions Network with a grant of £20,000 from Clarion Futures (the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing Group). This exciting venture will enable us to build a cohort of Digital Champions who will help our tenants and participants improve their basic digital skills as they seek employment. We aim to train and support 18 Digital Champions from among our tenants and participants and the wider community, working to transform the digital skills of people in [...]

Digital Champions Network Funding Grant News! 2019-03-28T14:26:16+00:00

Homes for Cathy Commitments

2019-03-01T10:58:43+00:00

Homes for Cathy Commitments Sign Up Peter Bedford Housing Association has signed up to the Homes for Cathy Commitments. It is a great tool to help develop our policies and practices and an aspirational standard we can work towards. Here are Homes for Cathy Commitments that we have signed up for: To contribute to the development and execution of local authority homelessness strategies. To operate flexible allocations and eligibility policies which allow individual applicants' unique set of circumstances and housing history to be considered. To offer constructive solutions to applicants who aren't deemed eligible for an offer of a home. To [...]

Homes for Cathy Commitments 2019-03-01T10:58:43+00:00

PBHA’s Commitment to Refer

2019-03-01T10:13:00+00:00

Commitment to Refer Peter Bedford Housing Association is committed to putting an end to homelessness, that is why we have signed up to the Commitment to Refer initiative. This means that we will continue to refer individuals at risk of homelessness to a local authority. The Commitment to Refer initiative was developed to allow Housing Associations to support the implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act. Under this act, public bodies have an obligation to refer homeless or those at risk of homelessness to a local authority. Commitment to Refer is a great way to showcase what we at Peter Bedford [...]

PBHA’s Commitment to Refer 2019-03-01T10:13:00+00:00

Technicolour Dreamstate Exhibition

2019-02-28T10:48:56+00:00

TECHNICOLOUR DREAMSTATE BY MICHAEL CROSSWAITE Preview Event: Thursday 15th November 6pm – 8pm Art Exhibition Date: 16th November 2018 – 10th March 2019 Venue: Outpost, 546 Holloway Road, London N7 6JP Explore the world of surreal and humorous paintings by Hackney-based artist Michael Crosswaite in his first solo exhibition at Outpost. Drawing on an appreciation of the ridiculousness of life, in glorious technicolour. Each painting tells a story through dreamlike scenes from his imagination, juxtaposing animals or figures, and some social commentary in strange landscapes with a mix of fact and fantasy. Michael says, “With my painting my [...]

Technicolour Dreamstate Exhibition 2019-02-28T10:48:56+00:00

Open Days at The Workshop

2019-02-19T13:17:57+00:00

Open Day at our Joinery Workshop Venue: The Workshop, 83A Geffrye Street, Hoxton, London E2 8JA Dates: March 25th & April 8th Time: 2pm to 5pm Join us at The Workshop and find out more about the range of practical woodworking and creative craft skills we are offering and the referral process. The Workshop is an inclusive space. Our joinery placements are open to anyone who is experiencing challenging circumstances in their lives. This could be through ill mental health, learning difficulties, experience of homelessness or substance and alcohol dependency. What's on offer? Our studio space and fully equipped joinery offers joinery training to small [...]

Open Days at The Workshop 2019-02-19T13:17:57+00:00

Equality and Diversity Open Meeting

2019-01-25T17:22:10+00:00

Join us for our Equality & Diversity Open Meeting on Friday 8th February 2019 from 2-3pm at Isledon Hub. We would love to hear your views on how we can improve and celebrate Equality and Diversity at Peter Bedford Housing Association. There will be light refreshments. Venue: Isledon Hub, 181A Isledon Road, Finsbury Park, London, N7 7JP

Equality and Diversity Open Meeting 2019-01-25T17:22:10+00:00

November 2018 Events

2018-11-06T18:16:15+00:00

November Events DATE TIME ACTIVITY WHERE Tues 30th October   9.30am - 3.30pm Creative Craft Group 83a Geffrye St   10.00am – 12.00pm IC Computers Entry Course (accredited) Isledon Hub   1.00pm – 4.00pm Total Maths and Money Management Kingsland Hub   2.00pm – 5.00pm Introduction to Textiles Techniques 83a Geffrye St Wed 31st October   2.00pm – 5.00pm Day of the Dead Celebration Kingsland Hub Thurs 1st November   10.00am – 12.00pm IC Computers Entry Course (accredited) Isledon Hub   2.00pm – 5.00pm Gentle Dusk Isledon Canteen Friday 2nd November   2.00pm – 5.00pm Remembrance Clissold Hub Tues [...]

November 2018 Events 2018-11-06T18:16:15+00:00