Understanding poverty in my area

Poverty Welsh town
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EventsTrainingEvent Date: Jun 20th, 2024  Time: 9:30 - 12:45  Location: Teams

A half day live online training session 

What’s it about? 

This interactive session will help you to understand poverty in your area. It will show you how to access key sources of information and help you to understand the pros and cons of using them.  The course will cover: 

  • Local data on aspects of poverty
  • Sources of information about household incomes 
  • Sources of information about key household costs  
  • Other ways of finding out more 

The course will include practical exercises and time for discussion with other participants. Following this session, you will have the tools to be able to compile a profile of poverty in your area and the opportunity for a follow-up with our team if required.  

Who should attend? 

This session will be of interest to everyone concerned about poverty and deprivation in their communities, including people working in social landlords, local authorities, health boards, charities and the private sector. 

Please note that you will require access to a spreadsheet programme e.g. Excel and basic ability to interpret statistical information.  


The training will be delivered online via Teams, from 9.30 – 12.45 with short breaks. The number of places is limited to a maximum of twelve to ensure that you have an opportunity to contribute.  

Following the session, learners will receive the slides and a recording.

The training will be delivered in English. 


Victoria Winckler and Steffan Evans 


  • £115 for Bevan Foundation subscribers
  • £150 standard price

Please note that the Subscriber Special rate is a benefit for organisations which have a paid-for subscription. Please note that if you book at the subscriber rate but are not a current subscriber we reserve the right to charge the full price.

Two free places are available for small, unfunded groups – please contact us if you are interested in this offer. 

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