Projects

See details of our current and past projects

Current

Community Champions 2021

Introduction

Support Northamptonshire in collaboration with 4 other partners launched the Community Champions Programme for Wellingborough and the surrounding area in April 2021. The Community Champions programme is funded by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and North Northamptonshire Council. Community Champions is aimed at supporting the Black (Asian, African-Caribbean and African) and disabled communities, who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

We offer:

  • Single access point for support
  • One to one support based on YOUR needs
  • Health and Wellbeing Support
  • Access to on-line and internet support
  • A range of other support and services

Organisations Involved

  • Asha-Deep
  • United African Association
  • Teamwork Trust

Past

DEFRA Project: North Northants

Introduction

Black (Asian, African-Caribbean and African) Community Organisations came together to develop a collaboration and deliver food provision for Black communities across the county. The collaboration was led by Support Northamptonshire and grants were accessed through all 3 rounds in the North of the county.

Core Aims

  • To provide a food provision service to those in the Black communities most affected during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Deliver hot meals and food parcels to those most in need
  • Identify and respond to and new needs identified
  • To respond to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities in Northamptonshire

Organisations Involved

  • Asha-Deep
  • United African Association
  • Power of the Mind
  • Wellingborough Afro-Caribbean Association

DEFRA Project West Northants

Introduction

Black (Asian, African-Caribbean and African) Community Organisations came together to develop a collaboration and deliver food provision for Black communities across the county. The collaboration was led by Support Northamptonshire.

Key learning:

  • We have been able to extend our reach into communities and identified new
    communities who were in desperate need.
  • We been able to make a real and tangible impact in people’s lives during such a
    difficult time
  • Some people have managed to return to work as a direct result of the project
  • We have learnt new skills in monitoring outcomes and seeking views from service
    users
  • Sharing of resources, skills and experience has been helpful to meet community
    needs
  • Organisations feeling more confident and able to take on new projects and tasks

Organisations Involved

  • Asha-Deep
  • United African Association
  • Power of the Mind
  • Amalgamation
  • New Life Chapel Northampton

Asha Deep Evaluation January 2021

Asha Deep Project – Aims & Objectives

  • To assess the impact of Covid19 on BAME communities
  • To provide a service to address people’s physical, mental, emotional wellbeing
  • To collaborate between partners to provide a holistic response to people’s need
  • To meet community needs that present as a result of Covid19

South Asian Heritage Project 2021

Gulab Bharti code

Sharda Patel code

Shashi Dholakia code

Dinesh & Jaymini Kotecha code

Tony Aslam code

Hansa Shah code

Hiten Patel code

Punja & Ganga Shah code