Growing Communities is a new initiative under SYHA Enterprises – the part of our organisation that grows profit-making activity that supports our purpose and values.
At South Yorkshire Housing Association, we’re proud of our community led, person centred and strengths-based approaches to designing services “with people” and “for the communities” that we’re intending to serve.
We want to share our learning in a way that supports other like-minded organisations to build their knowledge, skills, and expertise – and that’s where Growing Communities comes in.
We’ve developed a suite of training, coaching and mentoring packages under Growing Communities that focus on sharing best co-production practice with the housing and community sector which will:
The training is based around four themes: creating a co-production culture, involving your community, developing a strengths-based approach and embedding co-production in practice. You’re able to choose the explore, immerse or deep dive option depending on what you’d like support with.
As part of this new offer, Growing Communities have also launched a free co-production assessment tool.
This has been designed to help you reflect on your co-production journey, discover how you can make improvements and enhance your approach. Complete the assessment