Stephen is a System Change Practitioner for Fulfilling Lives Newcastle Gateshead.
Stephen previously worked at Changing Lives, the lead core partner of the Fulfilling Lives programme. There, he worked on the Housing First programme working with the most entrenched rough sleepers in the Newcastle area.
Stephen has worked alongside services such as probation and drug and alcohol misuse services, as well as mental health and has previous personal lived experience of these services which often helps both Stephen and the people he supports to understand the services them and make the system a little less complicated.
Stephen really enjoys his role in Fulfilling Lives and is excited about the learning and impact this programme will have on system change in the future.