Our Social Well-Being activities include -early years programmes, emotional health & well-being and healthy lifestyles projects; work tackling adverse childhood experiences and young offending in addition to working to stop fuel food and furniture poverty.
The impact of living in poverty manifests in multiple ways from educational attainment, to poorer physical and mental health and in children a greater risk of experiencing adverse childhood experiences.
Around 23% of householders in Wales live in relative income poverty, and spend over 10% of their income on energy bills. Most of these households include a child, older person, or someone who is disabled or has a long term illness. 29% of children in Wales live in relative income poverty.