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CAN Connect

The Can Connect service is led by CommunitY Action Norfolk and is part of a raneg of services accross Norfolk aimed at reducing lonliness and isolation. The services can help individuals connect with people and activities in their commmunity as well as provide a range of support to help them achieve their goals. The service can also provide support for the community itself. Helping organisations and people make the places we live, stronger, friendlier and more resilient. 

Resource: Accessible Breaks, Activities and Day Trips

Advice and information about breaks, activities and day trips is available for those with a disability, or illness and their carers. 

#VillageHallsWeek Resource: Hiring out your village hall

Village Hall Week runs from 22nd to 25th January.  To support and celebrate our village halls we will be sharing an article every day during this week.

The importance of community transport

For many people, community transport is their only means of getting to and from a medical appointment. It plays an important part in tackling social isolation, maintaining well-being and enabling people to access health services.

Meet the Development Team - Jim Cambridge, Development Officer

Introducing our Development, so you can put faces to names and find out a bit more about the people who are providing you with support. 

Tackling fuel poverty, and what is available to help you

Community Action Norfolk has been busy delivering training in tacking fuel poverty to front-line staff across the county. 

Resource: Action for Prisoners’ and Offender’ Families Leaflets

Action for Prisoners’ and Offender’ Families have published a series of leaflets aimed at providing information and support for offenders and their families. 

Community Led Planning

Community Led Housing is commonly used to describe homes that are developed and/or managed by local people or residents, in not for profit organisational structures. There are a range of models that can be adopted including self-help housing, Co-housing, co-operatives and tenant controlled housing, Community Land Trusts (CLTs).


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