Builddreams Education is an educational, training and service institution committed to exploring and understanding human consciousness and potential. Although based in Romford the project works in partnership with local education authorities, the pupil referral unit, the young offenders’ institution, sports clubs, voluntary and religious organisations spanning across both Havering and Barking and Dagenham working to empower young people.

New centre of excellence for older people proposed in Havering

The number of unemployed claimants in Dagenham and Rainham constituency in January 2013 was 3,509. This represents a rate of 7.2% of the economically active population aged 16 to 64, the 126th highest of the 650 UK constituencies. (1st = highest rate of unemployment, 650th = lowest rate of unemployment.) This figure fluctuated in December 2012 but in comparison to November 2012 there has been improvement.

Street Champions and Friendly Neighbours project

The project was originally established in Newham and has been successfully running for 10 years now. The project has recently been introduced in Barking and Dagenham to great effect with many local volunteers becoming involved. The project is currently run by the Volunteer Bureau and is promoting community involvement across the borough.

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham introduces living wage

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