Havering Asian Social and Welfare Association (HASWA)
Havering Asian Social and Welfare Association (HASWA) provides social, educational, welfare and healthy living advice to Asian communities in Havering, as well as offering a space to share culture. It works with people of all ages, backgrounds and religions, and has a specific emphasis on supporting those that are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable. Evaluations of its services have shown 80% reported improvements in health and 88% reported reductions in social isolation among those is supports. HASWA has identified support for carers as a priority, and is using funding from The Fore to create a new programme deploying volunteers to supporting carers in the borough.
Funding programme:Core Programme
Funding round:2020 Autumn
Sector: Arts and culture, Youth and education, Health and wellbeing, Poverty and disadvantage, Women and girls