When the Improving Financial Confidence programme started, we could only see working age tenants and each project had a group of tenants it was able to see. After reviewing the Improving Financial Confidence programme in its first year, the Big Lottery Fund have opened all 37 projects...
New Direction News
New Direction worker helped Eileen Ranger deal with her money issues. Eileen attended our launch event and spoke about her experience on the project. She also spoke to the Lottery about how Joanne's help had made a difference in her life and they have posted her podcast on the IFC page on the...Read more
The Joseph Rowntree foundation recently completed a report on the impact of Welfare Reform on Social Housing tenants. They found that social tenants have been disproportionately affected by the changes, with changes to Housing Benefit and Council Tax hitting particularly hard. it notes that there is much greater usage of food banks and...Read more
New Direction workers have now seen 1000 tenants on the New Direction project in Liverpool. We have seen many of them over more than one appointment and helped them deal with many different aspects of their finances. We have developed our...Read more