93-year-old Paula and 47-year-old Alison might seem like unlikely roomates at first, but they're part a homeshare programme which pairs people who need a small amount of help to live independently in their own home with someone who has a housing need and can provide support or companionship. So could this be the answer to help solve a housing crisis and a care crisis at the same time? Georgie investigates with Anna McEwen from Shared Lives Plus.
Matthew Cook visits The Passage, London’s largest voluntary sector resource centre for homeless and vulnerable people. Matthew talks to the team to find out how they are helping London's rough sleepers.
Matthew Cook visits The Thames Reach Employment Academy, a charity that helps thousands of unemployed and economically disadvantaged people find employment, and speaks to some of the key people behind the charity in the first ever episode of Charity Showcase.
Georgie explores the devastating consequences of financial abuse – why it’s so under-reported and what needs to change to ensure fewer women have to experience it with Sian Hawkins the public policy officer at Women’s Aid.
Nick Peters talks to Mark Boleat, from The City of London Corporation, about the work they are doing with charity Future First, who are getting successful business men and women who came from lower income areas to return to their old schools and help mentor the students.
Linda Lewis speaks to Jane Riddiford, Co-Founder of Global Generation, an organisation that builds support between the community and the natural world by using land-based activities and the metaphors of ecological and cosmic processes