The Group has undertaken several pledges and commitments that are aligned to our shared vision and values. You can also read about our accreditations and awards here.
Homes for Cathy commitments
We have united with other housing associations and homelessness charities to help end homelessness and have signed up to nine Homes for Cathy homelessness commitments, developed with Crisis, which guide and benchmark best practice within our organisation.
CIH Make a Stand pledge
We have pledged to Make a Stand against domestic abuse. The pledge has been developed by the Chartered Institute of Housing in partnership with Women’s Aid and the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance to enable housing organisations to make a visible commitment to support people experiencing domestic abuse.
CIH Equality and Diversity Charter
We are committed to the CIH Equality and Diversity Charter to help us strive for a better balance in opportunities, resources, and decision-making processes for employees, customers and communities.
National Housing Federation Commitment to Refer
We have signed up to the NHF's Commitment to Refer to make a positive, public statement that shows housing associations are serious about ending homelessness.
Disability Confident Employer
Disability Confident organisations play a leading role in changing attitudes for the better.
Respect ASB Charter
We have signed up to the new Respect Anti-social Behaviour Charter for housing. The purpose of the Charter is to improve the anti-social behaviour services of housing bodies.
Time for change
Progress Housing Group signed the Time to Change Pledge in 2019, signalling our commitment to help break the silence and end the stigma around mental health.
The Group supports Dementia Friends, an initiative by The Alzheimer's Society, to change people’s perceptions of Dementia.
We a members of the South Ribble Dementia Action Alliance part of our commitment to improve the lives of those living with dementia and their carers.
The Group has committed to work towards Harry's Pledge which includes making offices and community spaces we offer as accessible as possible, installing ‘Changing Place’ toilets in any new offices that are open to the public, and being a carer friendly employer.
Learning Disability England
We are a member of Learning Disability England.
Learning Disability and Autism Housing Network
We are a founder member of the newly formed Learning Disability and Autism Housing Network.
Supported Housing in Partnership (SHiP)
We are a member of SHiP.
Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG)
We are a member of VODG.
Project SEARCH is an international transition to work programme committed to transforming the lives of young people with learning disabilities and autism.
Our Brighter Futures programme offers fully paid job placements for six months to give our young tenants a stepping stone into paid employment.
We are committed to preventing slavery and human trafficking in all our corporate activities and to ensuring that our supply chains are free from slavery and human trafficking.
Zero Carbon Club
With decarbonisation at the heart of the social housing sector's agenda, 43 housing providers have joined forces to create the Zero Carbon Club. The group represents approximately three quarters of a million homes across the UK.
A national voice
Stop Social Housing Stigma (formerly known as the ‘See the Person’ campaign)
We are a founder supporter of See the Person. This national tenant-led campaign was established in 2017 to help smash the stereotype publicity around social housing. We continue to actively support the Stop Social Housing Stigma campaign, promoting the value and benefit our tenants and customers bring to our communities.
Supporting Carers Week
Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face, and recognise their contribution to families and communities throughout the UK.
Gas Safety Week
We support the annual national gas safety campaign to help you promote gas safety and keep people safe.
National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week
National Social Housing Safety and Compliance Week is an annual event highlighting safety and compliance at all levels within Social Housing. We pledge to keep our tenants safe by maintaining and continuously improving home safety standards.
White Ribbon and 16 Days of Action
We support the annual White Ribbon and 16 Days of Action campaigns to end domestic abuse.
Starts at Home
Starts at Home is a national day of action where our members and campaign supporters unite to showcase the value of supported housing.
Learning Disability Week
We support Mencap's annual Learning Disability Week.