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Investing in neighbourhoods

L&Q invests £1.5million each year to create opportunities for our residents and tackle disadvantage.

We aim to:

  • provide training and support people into employment
  • fund activities for young people
  • help our residents access financial advice and support
  • provide activities and opportunities for older residents
  • build stronger communities

We invest in our neighbourhoods through the L&Q Foundation. Our  Neighbourhood Committees award funds from the L&Q Foundation to local initiatives which benefit our residents and the wider community.

Listening to local needs

In order to provide the opportunities and support that meet the needs of our residents, we must understand the needs of the many local communities where our residents live.

To understand local needs we work closely with our residents and the wider community and with partners including:

  • local authorities
  • voluntary and community sector organisations
  • faith groups
  • social enterprises
  • business networks

This ensures that the opportunities we fund are provided by the best people for the job.

Find out about opportunities in your area

Free training for residents (home page)You can find out about the training opportunities that we provide in your area by looking at our free training for residents calendar.

You can also find out more about some of our current employment and training initiatives in this section of the website.

We have three local teams based in:

  • North-East London
  • South London
  • West London

You can speak directly to your nearest local team about opportunities and support available in your area:

Call 0844 406 9000 and ask for "Neighbourhood Investment".
(You will need to pay for this phone call).

You can also  contact L&Q Direct on our free phone number for more information about opportunities and support in your area.