Our Communities and Neighbourhoods (CaN) team manages a network of neighbourhood centres located near each of our twelve estates. The centres serve as a vital hub for each estate, offering something for every community member to get involved with.
To find out more about how CaN create opportunities in Poplar, download their Strategy and 2015/16 report from the Useful Downloads tab
Our groups and services include:
An Employment and Training team offering vocational training, apprenticeships and employability skills
ESOL classes to develop essential language skills
Health activities focussed on wellbeing
UK Online Centres to demystify the internet
Financial education and banking services in conjunction with the Credit Union
Volunteering opportunities to gain and share skills
Support to develop social enterprises
Food growing and other green initiatives
Homework clubs and other after school support
Specialist programmes to inspire young people to maximise their potential
A space and support to develop resident/voluntary organisations
There are plenty of opportunities to network with like-minded groups and individuals, creating communities within communities.