Policy And Research

Policy and Research

Learn about Changing Lives' research and policy work to influence social change for the people we support.

Policy and Influencing Work

Changing Lives influences policy and practice to improve the lives of people facing the most challenging of circumstances. This includes experiences of homelessness, addiction, abuse and exploitation, contact with the criminal justice system, long-term unemployment and more.

We draw on our research, the expertise of our teams, and the experiences of people with lived experience to help tackle the root causes of disadvantage, and influence systems and services to better support people when times are tough.

To find out more about our policy work, get in touch at with our Policy Manager at philippa.rousell@changing-lives.org.uk.

STAGE Project

The STAGE project, supported by the National Lottery Community Fund, brings together charities specialised in adult sexual exploitation: Changing Lives, A Way Out, GROW, Together Women, Basis, WomenCentre, Ashiana and the Angelou Centre.

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In partnership with Agenda, we will be seeking to explore the ways in which public services can be redesigned post-pandemic to better meet the needs of women with multiple unmet needs.  

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Transforming Together

'Transforming Together: Building place-based networks to improve services for women' is a new phase to our Transforming Services for Women's Futures project, in partnership with Agenda Alliance.

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