Community Review

Community Review

Take Stock and Plan Ahead with a COMMUNITY REVIEW

We are all facing increasingly complex challenges in our communities. You and your fellow residents are no doubt having conversations about how you can sustain as well as strengthen existing community-led activities and services, including in response to Covid-19.

  • What are the biggest challenges you and your household are currently facing in relation to the impact of Covid 19?
  • What are your own or your families continuing and future needs?
  • What do you think your community needs are now and might be in the future?
  • How can we work together to meet current and future community needs?

These are some of the current questions for residents from the Community Needs survey template that we offering as part of our grass roots support to help inform collaborative decision making and action by community groups and organisations.

Strengthening grassroots relationships and solidarity, increasing mutual support, and working better together helps us meet current and future challenges. Yet in the midst of doing so much fantastic work, it can be difficult to find time to step back and take stock.

A Community Review helps your community to:

  • Find out what’s needed
  • Set out what needs to be done
  • Do it!

The support offer includes:

A ‘Community Needs’ Survey template Facilitation of (online) discussions
Guidance with tailoring your survey questions Help with pulling together a ‘Next Steps Roadmap’
Survey analysis, reporting, and recommendations Resourcing and training in active listening and reflective practise

For more information email [email protected] 

A Community Review can be a ‘deep dive’ into what’s needed or something much more light-touch and targeted – we’ll support you in the way that works best for you.

What are people saying about doing a Community Review?…

“It was a useful process to think about who the key village organisations and folk are and to have someone to guide and organise us all”. 

Community Help Hub Organiser

“The CFO questionnaire has provided a helpful opportunity for community organisations to come together and offer their insights. We hope that the those who have joined together in this process will continue to work together and support one another in responding to particular needs” 

Parish Priest


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