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Connecting Communities

In Coventry we are blessed with beautifully diverse communities, and we believe that by bringing people together we can improve the community as a whole. At Together for Change we encourage projects that celebrate diversity, and break down barriers of age, race and socio-economic status in order to develop healthy relationships and tackle isolation and loneliness.

Below are examples of the ways in which we help:

Funding Projects:

We support a wide range of projects that are connecting communities through our grants funding. Some examples of these include Places of Welcome, a Dementia friendly Cafe and a Community Play Area and Garden.

Support for the Elderly:

Support for isolated and vulnerable older people can be accessed through the Good Neighbours project, which is a collaboration between Together for Change, Hope Coventry and Age UK. If you would like to start up a group that supports elderly people, you may be able to access funding through our Good Neighbours grant.

Welcoming Refugees and Migrants:

We have also pioneered the Fresh Start Project which aims to welcome refugees and migrants to Coventry, and assist with integration and tackle the loneliness that comes with moving to a new country.

The Good Neighbours Project provides friendship opportunities and activities for older people within Coventry, and reaches out to isolated and lonely older people to help them engage with their communities…
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Fresh Start is an initiative pioneered by Together for Change, working with churches and other organisations in Coventry to offer a warm and welcoming environment to refugees, asylum seekers and…
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