Bristol ASTF partnership have shared presentations from their Welfare Reform Conference on 2 December 2015.
Harry Tedstone, the ASTF project lead shared the following:
“The conference was made up of council staff , advice and support workers and housing associations. From the feedback it was very clear that by providing a clear “ bigger picture” rather than being drip fed small pieces of information relevant to our own respective work had a real impact and has, as a result, lead to a total transformation in the desire for agencies/ sectors to work much more closely together in the interest of the citizen. This was brought home to us at today’s Joint Planning Board, at which the local authority, DWP, Advice and Support sector agreed unanimously on the next steps we are to take in co-designing a more holistic service to those we were set up to support.”
Norfolk Joint ASTF event
More information about the partnership and the event is available on the NCAN website
You can also read about their referral system work here