People can also volunteer in the office and so develop admin skills. This is important in building confidence and skill-sets and has helped some users into full-time work.
The hub is a great example of how Camden organisations are responding to local needs at pace.
“We have set up this project very quickly,” says Jodie. “In the next iteration, we will be developing the shop to be run more by volunteers, so that it can be open for longer hours.”
SCTA’s next ambition is to start growing food for the community, allowing them to provide even more fresh food and making the food hub even more sustainable.
Picture credits: Joned Khan