Category: Ashram


Blog: In response to @savechildrenuk report, how can HAs help to tackle #childpoverty ?

by Jas Bains (CEO of Ashram HA) Today Save the Children published their Child Poverty in 2012: It shouldn’t happen here report. This highlights the impact of the recession on Britain’s children and the severity of poverty experienced by 3.5…

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Opinion: How housing associations can seed the civic economy

The question what housing associations are fundamentally for is likely to lead to a wide range of different answers across the sector, partially mirroring the particular history and diverse roots of different organisations, and partially the outlook of different people…

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News: Women’s refuge plea for kids’ musical instruments

A REFUGE for women who have escaped domestic violence is appealing for donations to create a children’s music room. Ashram Housing Association-run centre, the location of which cannot be revealed, can accommodate up to 40 youngsters – many of whom…

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News: Mum’s the word

Much stigma surrounds postnatal depression, particularly among some black and minority ethnic communities. Anita Pati finds out how one housing association is helping women cope. It was the discovery of a woman with postnatal depression who was self-harming, yet had…

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