CanDo COMMUNITY LED PROJECTS
Island House has coordinated the CanDo Community Led Projects since 2009.
Each year, our Community Development Workers recruit, train, support and provide financial support to local volunteers to start up new healthy lifestyle activities for their peers or estate.
Individuals (not organisations) can apply to our local Community Assessment Panel for upto £500 for new activities that are promoting one or more of the following CanDo priorities:
SPORT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (increasing regular physical activity)
IMPROVING ENVIRONMENT (community action projects)
HEALTHY EATING (including food growing projects)
MENTAL WELLBEING (targetting specific areas of mental well-being).
This project is currently funded by Comic Relief with support from One Housing Group, Tower Hamlets Public Health and Island Health Trust.
Across the borough, we have helped coordinate the establishment of 452 new volunteer led healthy lifestyle projects in Tower Hamlets up to December 2017.
For more details, contact one of the
Can Do Coordinators
for SE and SW Tower Hamlets based at Island House
Tel. 0207 531 0312
Isle of Dogs
London E14 3PG
T: 020 7531 0310
Reg. charity # 1110519
Recruiting for a new Centre Director - Following the announcement of the impending departure of Centre Director, Steve Hill, after 10 years service to Island House, we are now in process of recruiting his successor. We are now closed for new applications and we hope to make an announcement later in July 2018.
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