‘Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support’ grant.

The Access to Justice Foundation has been awarded funding to administer the ‘Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support’ grant.

The grant will help thousands more people get access to early legal help after the government announced £12 million of new grant funding in November 2022.

This new grant will run from July 2023 until March 2025, with a greater emphasis on the provision of at-court support and building an evidence base through robust data collection. The Access to Justice Foundation has published details on https://atjf.org.uk/grants/improving-outcomes-through-legal-support-grant

The funding will be awarded to charities providing advice and support to people with legal problems– helping them to better understand their issues and avoid costly court proceedings. This will help to ensure that for those cases where court or tribunal proceedings are necessary, people have the support they need to navigate the process effectively.

The Access to Justice Foundation has now launched the application process to award funding to organisations that will directly offer guidance and support. The closing date for applications is 4pm on Friday 5 May 2023.

For further information New Grant Fund Announced – Improving Outcomes Through Legal Support – Network For Justice (nfj.org.uk)

The open evening will be held at Merthyr College on the 30th of March between 4-7pm.

Child Poverty Pre- Consultation event 29th March

The above event scheduled for tomorrow afternoon is now cancelled due to staff sickness.

The event will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Apologies for any disruption caused

Squirrel Friends have been nominated for the Community Organisation Award for LGBT at the National Diversity Awards 2023.

To vote for this locally based organisation, please use this link  www.nationaldiversityawards.co.uk/awards-2023/nominations/squirrel-friends

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