Understanding poverty in my area

Poverty People Walking on Sidewalk Near Buildings
Pexels- image of Conwy by Lisa Fotios
EventsTrainingEvent Date: Oct 11th, 2023Time: 9:30 - 12:45Location: 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. You will also benefit from a work book which will help you 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 ten to ensure that you have an opportunity to contribute.  


Victoria Winckler and Steffan Evans 


£99 for Bevan Foundation subscribers / £145 others plus booking fees.  

Please note that the Subscriber Special rate is a benefit for organisations which have a paid-for subscription. You can take out a subscription at the same time as booking a place below. 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. 


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