• Blog Post

    A national service for representing people living with severe and multiple disadvantage

    Expert Link is turning the idea of citizen involvement on its head. We are working with those who are or who have been severely and multiply disadvantaged in society (living with a combination of homelessness, drug or alcohol misuse, domestic...

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  • Blog Post

    The Mission of Change

    In mid-November, Lankelly Chase convened a conference for representatives of the organisations that we work with; for commissioners from local authorities, the NHS and other services; and for people with lived experience of the social harms that...

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  • Storytelling

    Society’s expectations of you shape you

    The first in the series examines the role of stigma in the lives of people who are experiencing multiple disadvantage and how the expectations family, friends and community can play a part in shaping a person’s identity.

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  • Blog Post

    Hard Edges

    12 stories. All from people who live on the hard edges of society. All from people who have faced hardship so extreme, you listen and can’t help to wonder how they are sitting in front of you today. All with aspirations. All with grievances....

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  • Project Summary

    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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  • Project Summary

    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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  • Project Summary

    The 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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  • Project Summary

    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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