People, stories and collaboration

The things that make change happen

We are a social enterprise aimed at promoting the benefits of collaborative, strengths-based and community driven approaches. Our mission is to accelerate progress towards a future where public services work in equal partnership with local people rather than ‘to’ or ‘for’ them using these approaches.

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Our services

We have a wealth of experience in community engagement, storytelling, coproduction, children's services and health and social care.

  • Storytelling

    For strategy development, evaluations and to drive change

  • Co-production advice and guidance

    Through workshop sessions and supporting you on specific projects

  • Communities of Practice

    People learning and sharing together in a safe, open space.

  • Community research and evaluation

    An appreciative approach to quantative and qualitative reviews

Straight from the Ideas Hub

Looking for ideas and inspiration? Here you'll find stories about communities, collaboration and co-production in action.

by Azad Sharma

The City is a Home: Building social infrastructure with rough sleepers

Throughout the past three years I’ve been working in a variety of health and social care settings as a consultant and community storyteller. I’ve met a lot of voluntary and public sector organisations working with people experiencing homelessness in the UK and felt inspired by their work.  Recently, Sadiq Khan called for an increase in social housing in London to…

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Who we work with

We've been privileged to work with a range of people and organisations including local authorities, charities, community members, voluntary groups and national bodies.