Time for political leadership on multiple needs

As the party conference season begins, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition has published Multiple needs: time for political leadership, a new publication setting out the scale of the challenge, and the action that government must take in response to multiple needs.

MEAM responds to Universal Credit inquiry

MEAM has responded to the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s Universal Credit inquiry. Chris Brill, Policy Manager at Homeless Link, shares evidence from our local partners on the impact that Universal Credit rollout is having on people they support.

Ministerial responsibilities in the new Government around multiple needs

In July Theresa May appointed her new Cabinet. In her first public statement as Prime Minister, she signalled that she will place issues of social justice at the centre of the new government’s policy programme.

We have produced a short briefing that sets out the Ministerial positions that we think are likely to have the most significant responsibilities affecting people with multiple needs.

Opportunity Knocks: a new briefing on devolution and multiple needs in England

Today the MEAM coalition partners (Clinks, Homeless Link and Mind) publish a new briefing on devolution in England. It explores how services supporting people with multiple needs can take advantage of new powers, and sets out how tackling multiple needs can help commissioners deliver on their wider ambitions for public service reform.

Steps towards employment for people experiencing multiple needs

Today, the Making Every Adult Matter coalition publishes a new briefing that explores how people with multiple needs can be supported towards employment. It is based on interviews across England with people seeking work, and the practitioners that support them.

Solutions from the Frontline

Today we publish a new report based on work we’ve been doing with people across the country since the start of the year.

Solutions from the Frontline is based on the ideas and experiences of people with multiple needs and those who support them.

It sets out how the new Government, as well as national and local policy makers and commissioners, can act to reduce stigma, improve services, and support people to achieve their ambitions.

Start a conversation about policy on multiple needs

Later this year, the UK will elect new leaders. Whatever their politics, we want to make sure that multiple needs is high on their agenda. Today we’re publishing a toolkit to help you start a conversation in your service, organisation or community.

New publication on listening to multiple needs and those who support them

Our launch publication explores the experiences of people with complex needs and the frontline staff who are working with them. It draws on in-depth conversations with over 50 people and survey research with 140 services across the country. It calls for politicians and civil servants to involve those with complex problems in shaping future policy […]