our purpose

the heart of LELAN and the work we do

Our purpose


At LELAN we amplify the voice, influence and leadership of lived experience to drive change. 



We focus on

Developing the capability and influence of people with lived experience

Nurturing organisational and sector capacity for engaging and partnering with people with lived experience

Impacting system improvement agenda’s to benefit people with lived experience


We do this through


*   workshops and training for people with lived experience as well as those that work with and support them   *   linking people with lived experience to advocacy and representative opportunities   *   connecting and supporting lived experience advocates and representatives at regular conversation sessions   *   consulting with and advising organisations on partnering better with people with lived experience   *   writing policy submissions   *   forming collaborative partnerships with other organisations   *   providing organisational representation and collective lived experience perspectives on high-level committee’s   *