Objective 2.3 Community needs – Through work in the community

Our goals are:

  • Gypsy Roma Traveller Services: By 2020, in the South Midlands and Gloucestershire, provide fully funded high quality accommodation and associated services to support 60 Gypsy Roma Traveller (GRT) (approx. 500 residents - 30% of identified need for new pitches) improving health and well-being, educational attainment, social and financial inclusion; developing and promoting positive practice and equality.
  • Our Community Investment Goal is to invest a minimum of £500,000 of people and cash resources annually in our local communities, measuring the outcomes of community initiatives that demonstrate the best social value return.
  • Our Financial Inclusion Goal is by 2017 to offer work, family and money advice to all our residents of working age in receipt of benefits (at least 1,000).