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Membership benefits

Membership brings:


We are the only consortium of social housing providers with open and ongoing dialogue with the government with regard to the relationship between housing providers and employment and skills services.  We have a network of contacts across the housing, employment and political arena and use this to leverage support for Communities that Work members.

Access, contacts and partnerships:

Communities that Work helps support the employment support objectives of our housing organisations. We can help to broker practical partnerships that can lead to contracted delivery, to support your employment and skills programmes.

We work in strategic alliances and formal partnerships with other organisations who share our goals, including: ERSA, the Learning & Work Institute and the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP).

Sharing ideas and best practice

Join Communities that Work members on webinars, members’ conferences, sector events and roundtable discussions, to hear about latest developments in the sector as well as to help influence and develop best practice.


£1,000 one-off joining fee and an annual subscription based on size of your organisation:

<5,000 homes = £1,500 per annum
5,000 to 9,999 homes = £2,000 per annum
10,000 to 14,999 homes = £2,500 per annum
15,000 to 29,999 homes = £3,000 per annum
30,000 to 49,999 homes = £4,500 per annum
50,000 homes or above  = £6,000 per annum

Our membership profile:

We have a range of members, about half are large, a third medium sized and the rest small. Our membership is open to ALMOs, and we also develop partnerships with other related bodies. View our Partners here.

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