Hour Community

HOME 5 Case Study 5 Hour Community
A community café, transport and befriending business supporting the most vulnerable in Framlingham

Organisation name

Health and wellbeing

Location

Framlingham, Suffolk

Award date

April 2018

Key objectives & Outcomes

Grant purpose

To hire more staff to help run the business more efficiently and relieve other staff members of work pressures.

Broad Community Impact

Hour Community helps vulnerable adults, including elderly residents, people with physical and mental health issues and dementia sufferers and their carers

Reducing isolation

Their Help at Home scheme directly helps isolated vulnerable adults with day-to-day DIY, and Hour Community’s weekly Worry Tree café creates a safe space for socialising