Changing Lives has become a member of Collective Voice. Based in Gateshead, Changing Lives delivers a range of services for marginalised populations and individuals in distress. These include services around homelessness, employment, and offending, and targeted services for women, as well as drug and alcohol services.
Karen Biggs, Chair of Collective Voice, said:
“The board are very pleased to welcome Changing Lives to Collective Voice. As a national charity with a strong regional presence, Changing Lives will be able to make an important contribution to the work of Collective Voice. Our focus for the next year is to ensure that the importance of effective, adequately-funded substance misuse treatment in all communities is understood at a national and local level. We are delighted that Changing Lives is joining us in that mission.”
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