The importance of a gender informed approach to multiple needs

Amanda Greenwood, CEO of Lancashire Women’s Centres and her colleagues share their insights on the importance of a gender informed approach to multiple needs. At Lancashire Women’s Centres we work in partnership with other agencies in Blackburn to better coordinate services for people experiencing multiple needs through the MEAM Approach. The partnership recognised early on […]

A coordinated response to multiple needs

Today, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition is launching a new programme of work that will bring together 25 local areas across England to develop coordinated, effective support for people experiencing multiple needs, supported by Big Lottery Fund. In these places, local authorities, statutory agencies and the voluntary sector are working together to transform the […]

Looking for learning: MEAM seeks an evaluation partner

The MEAM coalition is looking for an experienced and dedicated evaluation partner to work alongside us over the next five years.  Our director, Oliver Hilbery, explains more: People with multiple needs face a combination of problems including homelessness, substance misuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental ill health. They fall through the gaps […]

Launch of the Lammy Review

David Lammy’s 35 recommendations set out a clear way forward, says MEAM’s director Ollie Hilbery. We now need leadership and resources to put them into place, so that this thoughtful review can have the impact it needs. This morning I attended the launch of the Lammy Review, which was set up to explore the treatment […]