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  • A Housing First Future

    By Mick Wilkinson

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  • At a Glance – November 2016

    By Ben Whalley

    After a full six months of the Manchester Housing First Pilot we’ve focused our At a Glance e-bulletin on this innovative and radical approach.


  • Fighting for Real Change for Celeste

    By Women's Voices Member

    Women who’ve experienced severe disadvantage think no-one will speak up for them, but today Women’s Voices let off balloons in remembrance of the life of Celeste and other women whose lives have been lost whilst in custody. Some of us knew Celeste personally. And have felt this loss personally. This could have been any of […]


  • Wayne talks Housing First

    By Sarah Walters

    ‘I didn’t think he could do it…’ says Wayne – one of the peer mentors working with a client on Housing First, ‘I thought he’d sell the TV and I’d not see him again…’


  • Spirit of Manchester Awards 2016

    By Ben Whalley

    Manchester Community Central (MACC) held their annual Spirit of Manchester Awards last night (6th October) and members of Inspiring Change Manchester’s Women’s Voices Lived Experience Group,  our Programme and Engagement Team went along.


  • Lived experience in Peer Mentoring

    By Simone Langley

    I’m the Peer Mentor Coordinator for Inspiring Change Manchester (ICM) and I work for Community Led Initiatives (CLI).  CLI are a grass roots organisation formed by two men with lived experience of offending and substance misuse and the associated stigma and social exclusion.


  • Speaking up, Chilling out!

    By Colette Cronshaw

    Saturday’s peer research event was a great success. We invited women experiencing homelessness in Manchester to Speak up and Chill out and have their voices heard around the Women’s Direct Access Hostel redesign.


  • The Innovation Partnership Fund

    By Amanda Yates

    What is the Innovation Partnership Fund?


  • Our Voices Matter: BME Communities & Multiple Needs

    By Nadia Bennett

    A new BME Group will be meeting at the Zion Centre, Tuesday 16th August – 3pm to 5pm


  • At a Glance – July 2016

    By Ben Whalley

    Our quarterly newsletter, At a Glance, is full of information about Inspiring Change Manchester’s work in the last quarter and also on our plans for the future.  Download your copy here!



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