Network membership

The MEAM Approach network is a supportive and collaborative community of local areas across England that are seeking to transform services, systems and policy for people experiencing multiple disadvantage. The network is comprised of partnerships of statutory and voluntary agencies in 42 local areas, which are working to improve their local services and systems and committed to sharing their learning along the way.

MEAM Approach Network Membership

MEAM Approach Network Membership is open to local partnerships of statutory and voluntary agencies actively working on transforming services and systems for people experiencing multiple disadvantage.

Network membership provides local partnerships with a range of opportunities, including:

  • Peer support
  • Regular learning and networking events
  • A free training programme exploring the foundations of effective cross-sector partnership approaches to multiple disadvantage
  • An online community platform
  • Access to online resources
  • Discounted training and consultancy from MEAM.

If you work within one of our Network Member areas and would like to link in with the local MEAM Approach partnership and membership, please get in touch with the team via

If you are a local partnership interested in becoming a MEAM Approach Network Member, please look out for our Expression Of Interest process launching in April and speak to us if you have any questions.

MEAM Approach Supporters

If you are not working within a current Network Member area, but you’re still passionate about improving services and systems for people experiencing multiple disadvantage, why not become a MEAM supporter?

You’ll receive regular updates on our work and learning, as well as discounts on our training and consultancy, and limited access to our online community platform.

From April 2024, individuals and organisations will be able to sign up to become a MEAM Supporter.