Challenging poverty

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  • January 24, 2014

Challenging poverty 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

Third to be featured in the Poverty and Homelessness action week showcase is The Old Library – COMMUNITY HUB FOR CORNHOLME AND PORTSMOUTH

The Old Library has been supported by the Community Foundation for Calderdale since launching including in November 2012 when The Community Foundation for Calderdale agreed to purchase the building and lease it to a group of Trustees to enable the building to be brought into community use. is tackling poverty in many ways including:  

The Old Library hosts, with the help of volunteers from Cornholme, Portsmouth and Todmorden, a Free Food Pickup.

Offers Welfare Advice – Help to find the help you needlibarary

Debt
Benefits check
Payday loans
Disability and Carers
Financial planning
Housing issues help
Employment/Consumer
Family and Relationships

Hosts a Job Club

set up an e-mail account,
write a CV and
search for jobs.
Learn basic computer, e-mail and Internet skills.

Host Calderdale Forum 50+ & Healthy mind & Working Families Calderdale 

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