WVP Coming Home Project

Welsh Veterans Partnership Coming Home Project

Coming Home project to be launched in Wales. Welsh Veterans Partnership is pleased to announce that the Coming Home Project is to be launched in Cardiff in Aug 2016 . This has been achieved by WVP,  local government and members of the third sector working together with the one aim:   providing  sustainable  homes for service leavers , veterans, and families in Wales  . Key to this ground breaking project have been Cardiff Councils, J Thomas Head of Housing ,The  Allocations team  Cardiff cc , Mr  Andrew Freeguard  RCT Home’ s   Head of Development and New Businesswelsh veterans partnership.
the WVP Coming Home Project will be on a ‘New Build Development  at Cardiff Bay of which  84 will be two bed apartments and 16 will be one bed apartments.  I can now  confirm that we are looking to house a minimum 15% of the properties to Veterans.
The Welsh Veterans  Partnership Working with our Partners  Will ensure that our Housing  Project  upholds  Spirit of the  Military Covenant, and  is a meaningful commitment to our service personnel and their families veterans and to  to the people of Wales.
Further information relating to the project and or the organisations involved can be obtained by contacting David Price, lead coordinator of the Welsh Veterans Partnership on 02920 499286  mobi: 07794197253
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4 thoughts on “WVP Coming Home Project

  • August 1, 2016 at 11:49 am
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    Congratulations to all at WVP on this monumental achievement.Darren Pole (Tower Print)

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  • September 20, 2016 at 3:51 pm
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    In support of my comment immediately above, the Wales Co-operative Centre is Wales’s national body for co-operatives, social enterprises and employee owned businesses. The Centre champions and strengthens co-operatives, mutuals, social enterprises, and employee owned businesses. As well as supporting social businesses, we develop and implement co-operative solutions to tackle poverty and promote inclusion. We do this through:

    • Support for social enterprise and co-operative business development and growth;
    • Facilitating access to joined-up financial advice and support services, including those offered by credit unions and the wider social enterprise sector;
    • Encouraging people to use digital technologies, and;
    • Supporting the development of co-operative housing initiatives in Wales.

    Our projects include

    • Social Business Wales provides intensive, one-to-one support to social businesses which have ambitions to grow and a viable business proposal.
    • Our Co-operative Housing project offers business support and advice to new and existing organisations looking to develop housing co-operative schemes.
    The goal of the project is to develop and stimulate demand for the co-operative housing approach throughout Wales.
    • Our Care to Co-operate project provides support for the development of social care co-operatives, consortia and social enterprises across Wales. It enables citizens and service providers to come together to develop a co-operative approach to the delivery of local social care and well-being services. This allows citizens to take a greater role in defining, designing and delivering local services.
    • Our Financial Inclusion Champions project works strategically with local authorities and third sector partners to embed financial inclusion into their everyday work, and provide training to frontline staff. This year the focus will be on further developing the Moneymadeclearwales.org website.
    • Our Your Money Your Home project aims to help tackle financial exclusion of Private Rented Sector (PRS) tenants in Wales, and to prepare people for the introduction of Universal Credit.
    • The Digital Communities Wales project helps to tackle digital exclusion by providing training, support and encouragement to organisations to help them support digitally excluded people.

    Dave Palmer, Co-operative Housing Project Manager at Wales Co-operative Centre.

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  • October 25, 2016 at 12:25 pm
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    Congratulations to WVP on this fantastic Project. Savills Cardiff will be more than happy to assist with further Developments being built in Cardiff Bay and surrounding areas.

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