Throughout this report there may be some terms you are unfamiliar with, we hope this glossary of keywords is helpful.
Bonny Downs Community Association
The Well Community Centre, 49 Vicarage Lane, London E6 6DQ
Tel: 0208 586 7070 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Charity Reg No: 1071625 | Company Limited by Guarantee No: 3625785
Getting support from another person to help you express your views and wishes, and help you stand up for your rights. Someone who helps you in this way is called your advocate.
Difficulties that add to an already existing problem, making it worse
Individuals who are given training to conduct research in their own community.
A natural, internal process that regulates the sleep–wake cycle and repeats roughly every 24 hours
This means a person that has no entitlement to the majority of welfare benefits, including income support, housing benefit and a range of allowances and tax credits.
The ability to understand and effectively use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing.
Poverty so extreme that one lacks the means to provide for oneself
A work contract in which the employer does not guarantee the individual any hours of work. The employer offers the individual work when it arises, often called shift work.
The interaction of social and economic factors and how these affect us.
The extent of connectedness and solidarity among groups in society.