CLAS Annual Service Report 2018/2019

The Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS) provides a front-line safety net to individuals and families facing unexpected financial difficulties and hardship, such as information, advice and one-off practical support.

This report shows that CLAS, in its second year of operation, have delivered at least £847k of savings to the County Council by taking a Think Communities approach2, which emphasises the importance of people, places and systems. This approach was adopted by public services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough to build more resilient communities.

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