We have put together posts introducing to you the hosts of Home and Belonging, the team of facilitators, as well as providing a compilation of useful resources. You can read our reflection on the event, featuring details on the Funding Initiative

  • Barbara Mertlova

About Open Change

Open Change are a Dundee based service design and innovation company. We work with organisations to help them build their creative capacity to meet the challenges facing them. With world class expertise in design, research and education leadership, we help people to understand change, create ideas and deliver change.

Open Change Directors Mike Press and Hazel White will lead on facilitation of this two-day event organised by the Life Changes Trust Care Experienced Young People Programme, which will mark the launch and first stage of the £4m Home and Belonging Funding Initiative.

Along with them, the team of those responsible for delivering Home and Belonging, are;


Heather Coady - Programme Director (Care Experienced Young People Programme)

Carole Patrick - Programme & Funding Manager (Care Experienced Young People Programme)


Jon Gill - Video, film and media

Linsey McIntosh – University of Dundee

Barbara Mertlova – Social media and website

Mike Press – Director / facilitator

Erika Stevenson - Photography

Andy Young - Facilitator

Hazel White – Director / facilitator

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