Connect Sparkbrook: Addressing Older People’s Social Isolation awarded to The Muath Trust
Exciting new project in Sparkbrook
Connect Sparkbrook: Addressing Older People’s Social Isolation is a two-year, ward-wide project, capable of reaching all parts of the Sparkbrook Ward and all its communities. The project will have two work streams:
- Connecting Communities with a focus on place, to
a. Improve local community infrastructure;
b. Increase reach and improve accessibility of community-based provision;
c. Address transport and access to transport issues, and
d. Other place-based improvements to address social isolation amongst older residents.
- Promoting Active Citizenship, with a focus on people to.
a. Support, encourage and enable active citizenship;
b. Raise levels of engagement, involvement and neighbourliness, and
c. Other people-based solutions to address social isolation amongst older residents.
We are pleased to announce that the contract to deliver this project has been awarded to The Muath Trust as the lead organisation, in partnership with Ashiana Community Project, Narthex Sparkhill and the Springfield project and will be delivered over a 2-year period.
For more information about this, please contact M Irshad Baqui, Chief Executive at The Muath Trust