• Women’s Voices ‘Stuck in Limbo’ Podcast

    By Matt Johnson

    Inspiring Change Manchester’s Women’s Voices have teamed up with Shelter to produce this podcast about the ‘Stuck In Limbo’ report they coproduced with Shelter. In this podcast, Rachel, Claire, Jackie and Martha talk with Genevieve about their work advocating for and supporting women facing multiple disadvantage.

  • Amanda’s Wellbeing Workouts

    By Matt Johnson

    Our Engagement Worker, Amanda, has been busy working to support her members keep their minds and bodies active during lockdown. One of the women she supports is in a wheelchair and was feeling demotivated and isolated during lockdown, so Amanda had an idea! She encouraged her member to find a fitness video they could do […]

  • Reflective Practice Podcast

    By Matt Johnson

    Inspiring Change Manchester is committed to developing good practice around Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) as an approach to support the emotional and mental wellbeing and health of all our members, including staff, volunteers and the people who access our services. As a client facing organisation, working with people facing multiple disadvantage, we recognise the importance […]

  • Women’s Voices response to home working and virtual meet ups!

    By Women's Voices Member

    Women’s Voices is not just another women’s group. It brings women together and encourages peer support. It teaches us all the power of our voices and own stories. It builds understanding and respect between women, staff and services. Ultimately it is about system and service change through empowering people. And part of its success is […]

  • It’s my medication

    By Carmen Byrne

    Mental health, meds and making changes The 10th October marks both World Homelessness Day and World Mental Health Day, and with both talking about increasing awareness and taking action for change, it’s perfect timing to share our new work about medication and mental health.  Thanks to people sharing experiences as part of our Cause and […]

  • Shelter – Inspiring Change Manchester is looking for a Research Partner

    By Matt Johnson

    We are looking for a Research Partner Are you an individual or organisation who is passionate about the voices of people who face disadvantage, have a record of either supporting organisations to involve people in a process of transformation or developing research which promotes people’s voices – Then this could be for you! We are […]

  • Men’s Well-being Day Spring 2019

    By Matt Johnson

    Report written by Nolan Bentley It was the fourth instalment of Men’s Wellbeing day on Saturday 30/03/19 and we had planned a days bowling.  The day started at 10am with toast, croissants, coffee and hot chocolate followed by the members helping themselves to clothing provided by kind donations from Shelter staff and the community. Each […]

  • Men’s Well-being Days

    By Darren de Vally

    Jason, Nolan and some ICM Members have been putting together days focusing on Men’s Well-being.  Men have traditionally been reluctant to share their experiences around mental health and well-being and this has a huge impact on people.

  • Cause & Consequence

    By Ben Whalley

    Thursday evening (9th August 2018) saw Manchester’s people coming together to launch Cause & Consequence: peer-led research into what’s broken for those experiencing mental ill-health and homelessness and how we can work together to fix it.

  • Membership: Our Community

    By Ben Whalley

    “We break down barriers to help improve lives” – the bold statement on the front page of our programme’s website.  How we go about doing that is something that we spent time exploring in the lead up to our programme’s fifth year.

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