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Karin Woodley on Radical Listening

In a blog for the Better Way Network our Chief Executive Karin Woodley writes on the power of radical listening and the opportunity it represents for organisations to reclaim a radical, transformative agenda.   For the full text of the blog, please follow the link at http://www.betterway.network/karin-woodley-radical-listening

Safer Renting is shortlisted at the Charity Awards 2019

Cambridge House’s Safer Renting project has made the shortlist for this year’s Charity Awards, the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. Safer Renting, which works to prevent homelessness amongst high-risk renters, has been shortlisted in the Social Care, Advice and Support category. All 28 shortlisted charities this year have been judged by an independent panel of sector leaders as…

Safer Renting: The Extraordinary Internship

By Sarah Collins. When you discover that you’ve landed an internship, you expect to be photocopying, making coffee, sending emails, writing the occasional document if you’re lucky. On the first day of my paid internship at the Safer Renting project, my manager informed that I would be getting up at five o’clock the next morning to enter a property with…

Exciting New Roles at Cambridge House!

We’re introducing two brand new positions in our work against poverty and marginalisation For 129 years Cambridge House has pursued a vision of a society without poverty where all people are valued, treated equally and lead fulfilling and productive lives. As the effects of austerity and welfare reforms deepen, disproportionately affecting the people we work with, we’re creating two brand…

Exciting New Vacancies in our Law Centre

Cambridge House Law Centre Vacancies Established in 1893, our Law Centre is one of the oldest free legal advice services in the UK. Recognised as a Centre of Excellence we provide free expert legal advice and representation in the areas of housing, welfare benefits, employment and public law. We have two vacancies and warmly welcome applications from disabled people, the…

Vital Windrush Day victory for Cambridge House Law Centre

In a fitting coincidence, last month’s Inaugural Windrush Day was marked at Cambridge House by some hard-earned news about a long-standing case, when a vulnerable Law Centre client was granted Indefinite Leave to Remain in the UK. Mr L came to England in the early 70s on a UK passport, and worked consistently until the late 00s when his mental…

Cambridge House for the Guardian: Renters must be able to hold private landlords to account

Safer Renting Director Roz Spencer shares insights into London’s broken private rented market and demands proper protections for renters in The Guardian. Safer Renting creates pathways out of slum rentals for victims of criminal landlords.We influence social policy to create better conditions for renters and drive slum landlords out of business, and it’s great to see our work getting out…

Cambridge House wins Sports Development Award at London Youth Awards!

We’re thrilled to announce that Cambridge House’s SENsational Sports team won the Sports Development Award at the London Youth Awards! Under the exceptional leadership of June Lois, a Cambridge House veteran, our SENSports team enable young people with profound and multiple learning and/or physical disabilities to get active, improve muscle tone and experience weightlessness. In a fantastic ceremony at Channel…

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