Partnerships

At Lankelly Chase we don’t think any one person or organisation has all the answers to creating change to the systems that perpetuate severe and multiple disadvantage. Instead we are taking a networked approach to working with a growing number of partners.

This network seeks to act, reflect on, learn and adapt to how we can model some of the change we want to see. We aim to do this through participatory methodologies, by seeking new relationships, and deepening existing ones, engaging in dialogue and sharing what we are learning along the way.

This approach will enable us to extend the reach beyond our existing community so that more and more people engage with severe and multiple disadvantage and systems thinking.

For now, here is a list of current partners and the action inquiry they align most closely with.

Knowledge action inquiry

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    Agenda

    A cross-sector alliance working to change the way services respond to women and girls who have experienced extensive abuse and multiple disadvantage.

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    Anawim

    Testing an alternative model of mental health support for women facing severe and multiple disadvantage.

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    Birth Companions

    To provide support for pregnant women and new mothers who are facing severe and multiple disadvantage, enabling them to give their babies the best start in life.

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    Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG)

    BTEG (Black Training and Enterprise Group) is focused on ending racial inequality. It undertakes policy and campaigning work around education, employment and entrepreneurship. Ethnic disproportionalities are entrenched in the criminal justice...

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    Centre for Criminal Appeals

    The Centre for Criminal Appeals is a not-for-profit legal centre which uses in-depth investigation to challenge unsafe and disproportionate criminal convictions. With funding from Lankelly Chase, the Centre for Criminal Appeals is using...

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    Domestic Violence Intervention Project (DVIP) and Cranstoun

    A partnership project between drug treatment and domestic violence services, working with men perpetrating abuse and providing integrated support for their partners and ex-partners.

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    Family Rights Group

    Coordinating the ‘Your Family, Your Voice’ project to reframe how families with children subject to care proceedings and other state interventions are treated and supported.

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    Hull Lighthouse

    To provide a responsive, flexible and person-centred service to women street sex workers in Hull and also conduct research to chart women’s journeys into prostitution.

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    Insight and National Survivor User Network (NSUN)

    To facilitate transformative service user involvement in support services led by people with lived experience of multiple and complex needs.

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    Leeds GATE

    Asset-based community development work to improve the quality of life for Gypsy and Traveller people in West Yorkshire.

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    LGBT Foundation

    Researching LGBT experiences of severe and multiple disadvantage.

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    Nelson Trust

    To provide residential drug treatment services and personalised, therapeutic and practical support for women in the criminal justice system in Gloucestershire.

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    St Mary’s Community Centre

    To provide support services to excluded women from ethnic minorities, including English lessons, voluntary community connections and a café that tackles food waste.

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    Together Women

    A co-production project working with a group of young women facing severe and multiple disadvantage to enable them to design their own solutions to prevent repeated patterns of victimisation, poverty, poor mental health and exclusion.

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    Up-2-Us

    To support young women (15-21) who are at risk of entering secure care or prison, or who are making their transition back into the community.

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    Wave Trust

    To examine the turning points and ‘trigger events’ in people’s lives which lead them towards severe and multiple disadvantage.

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    WomenCentre

    To provide a safe environment for all women and girls and supports women in crisis. A pioneer in work with women that is gender-specific, community-based, and operates on a ‘no wrong door’ model.

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Place action inquiry

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    Advice UK

    To use the Vanguard Method to support system change in services working with women, especially young women and girls at risk of severe and multiple disadvantage.

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    Collaborate

    Over the last three years, Collaborate and Lankelly Chase have been working together to explore how to create place-based system change to improve outcomes for people with complex needs. Both partners want to support real place-based and systemic...

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    Edinburgh Cyrenians

    Intensive support for people who experience severe and multiple disadvantage and who may otherwise be overlooked or discarded by the services designed to support them.

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    Foundation for Families

    Co-production programme to radically transform ‘the system’ to improve the outcomes and experiences of children and adults living with chronic domestic abuse where there are additional risk factors including substance misuse and mental...

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    Homeless Link

    To support Housing First to become an accessible accommodation model that offers a home to hundreds of people experiencing multiple disadvantage.

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    Justlife

    A research project to explore the impact of temporary accommodation on the health and well-being of people experiencing multiple disadvantages.

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    Love Barrow Families

    Piloting a new service for families who face severe and multiple disadvantage and reorganising commissioned services so that a team of workers from across adult and child services in health and social care are co-located.

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    Making Every Adult Matter (MEAM)

    To strengthen the collective capacity of the three MEAM organisations and engage government on the policy issues that cut across individual areas of expertise and that have most impact on people facing multiple needs.

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    Revolving Doors

    Policy work to improve opportunities for people facing severe and multiple disadvantage in repeat contact with the criminal justice system.

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    Save the Children

    To establish Children’s Communities in four local authorities, and develop a ‘pipeline’ of coordinated support which follows children from ‘cradle to career’ and cuts across their family, school and community lives.

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    Social Finance

    Development work to establish a number of Social Impact Bonds to reduce care entry for troubled adolescents and to prevent the associated negative outcomes.

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    Together for Mental Wellbeing

    To improve York’s response to excluded individuals experiencing mental distress coming into contact with emergency services.

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    The Winch

    To ‘build the village’ in which children grow up and redesign systems of support to intervene earlier, more collaboratively and more intelligently, in order to improve long-term outcomes across education, mental health and wellbeing.

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    Wandsworth Community Empowerment Network

    To operationalise a co-production framework that is able to bridge the gap between service providers and community groups, bringing them together to design and deliver public services that can meet the needs of the most marginalised.

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Power action inquiry

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    Arts at the Old Fire Station

    Bridges the arts and social care by increasing personal resilience; expanding social networks; developing artists’ understanding of working with vulnerable people; and shifting the focus to people’s assets rather than their problems.

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    Camerados

    Designing collaborative projects and businesses led by people with severe and multiple disadvantage with the ultimate aim of giving people friends and purpose.

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    The Disabilities Trust

    Allows for the provision of a Specialist Brain Injury Link worker, Research Psychologist and the delivery of Brain Injury training to frontline services focused on supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged adults in prisons.

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    Expert Link

    To scope and develop an independent national umbrella organisation that represents those affected by homelessness, mental illness, substance and alcohol misuse and re-offending.

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    Holy Cross Centre Trust

    Develop a model that builds capability and emotional intelligence in frontline workers and people with lived experience. Co-ordinators supervise social work trainees on a programme of learning, ensuring they work directly with clients in...

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    Hope into Action

    Giving people who experiencing homelessness a home, paid for by local people, and supported by a professional empowerment worker and trained community-based volunteers/mentors from a local church in the area.

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    Integrate Movement

    The Integrate Movement is a new social enterprise, launching in 2016. We work with organisations that help society's most excluded youth to consider a young person's mental health as an integral part of their day to day work.

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    Local Solutions

    An intense mentoring model of engaging and working with young people with multiple problems.

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    Mayday Trust

    Offering a personalised and flexible service where a person’s social networks are developed and coaching support is shaped by individuals’ strengths and interests. Community-based assets are also developed to add real value to people’s lives.

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    Noah Enterprise

    Work to create pathways into employment for people experiencing severe and multiple disadvantage.

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    Open Book

    Open Book introduces people with severe and multiple disadvantage to education, beginning with drop-in classes in subjects that require no prior learning. The project then over time, through mentoring and whole-life coaching, enables people to...

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    Our Sorority

    Our Sorority is working with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) in the West Midlands to change the way they work with vulnerable women aged 15-25 to ensure that women receiving money from the welfare state are not punished when they fail...

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    The School and Family Works

    Providing therapeutic interventions for children at risk of exclusion from school through engagement with schools and families.

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    Transforming Choice

    Provide a residential detox and rehab service for people who cannot be otherwise commissioned for because of their entrenched ill health and social disadvantage attributed to mental ill health and substance addiction.

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    Unlimited Potential

    Testing the principles of the Positive Deviance approach in locations across Greater Manchester to improve the wellbeing and lives of fathers, children and their families.

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