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A Rough Sleeping Lived Experience Forum for DLUHC

Expert Link is working with the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities on embedding the voices of people with lived experiences into their policy making.

Changing Futures

Expert Link is working with Westminster City Council as part of the Changing Futures programme – ‘testing new ways of bringing together public and community sector partners to help people change their lives for the better.’

Conversations on Co-production

This is our monthly Conversations on Co-production event, a free and safe space to chat all things co-production.

Co-production in London Day Centres

Thanks to the generosity of Trust for London, Expert Link is working with five day centres across London to develop their ways of working so that people accessing the services are treated as equal partners in strategic decisions within them. As part of the project, those accessing services will also be empowered to collectively influence key Government policies affecting rough sleepers in London.

Gambling Lived Experience Network (GLEN)

Expert Link has been funded by GambleAware to support people with lived experience of gambling harms develop a network that is an ‘independent voice raising awareness and delivering support for people with gambling related harms.’

National Advisory Panel

We are people from across England with lived experience of disadvantage who are passionate about giving people a voice in key decisions made about their lives.

We were set-up in April 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic as a way of ensuring that national Government heard the impact of pandemic from those with direct experience of disadvantage.

Welfare Change Lived Experience Group

Expert Link has been funded by the Lloyds Foundation to support a group of experts from across the UK with lived experience of multiple disadvantage and the social security system influence change.

The group are passionate about improving access to benefits for those experiencing multiple disadvantages, and can provide expertise, practical advice and solutions to help overcome the barriers people face.