Waltham Forest: building the foundations for a brighter future


Our work with PPL focused on supporting Waltham Forest London Borough Council to co-create a progressive strategy for their Families Division.

To retain the best of their work to date, unlock the expertise within the system and capture real-time learning from their COVID-19 response, we used a range of methods to involve over 100 people virtually in the strategy’s development. With a commitment to collaboration and co-design, place-based and whole-systems thinking, the strategy development process involved people from right across the system, from leaders and directors to managers and frontline practitioners.

This strategy was developed to support the families division in Waltham Forest London Borough Council in navigating a time of significant change and challenge and in working in new and exciting ways to support their residents. It set the foundation for a brighter future, one where Waltham Forest as a whole is more resilient, and where everyone has an equitable chance at a good life where they are safe, well, independent, resilient and connected.

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