Tackling Poverty Strategy 2023 to 2026

Priority 1 - Tackling barriers to accessing support

Desired outcomes:

  • people are valued and listened to by people who make decisions
  • stigma is reduced, through campaigns and sharing people’s stories
  • there are no longer any barriers to access services
  • on and offline support is available across the city
  • strong partnerships between services who support people in poverty

Strategic Objectives

  • improve communication and information sharing between professionals
  • use accessible ways of communication
  • improve the wider digital offer
  • tackle the stigma of poverty and highlight other examples such as disability and mental health through:
    • media campaigns
    • training
    • listening to people’s experience
  • improve access to face-to-face meetings with professionals
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