The Vision Project

Through a programme of articles, podcasts and events marking DHI's 20th anniversary, we ask experts the question:

How do we achieve our vision to end social exclusion by ensuring that everyone has their basic needs met and is able to thrive by contributing to the richness and wellbeing of their community?

Find out how you can help to end social exclusion.


The Vision Project
How should we be housing people in later life?

How should we be housing people in later life?

Apr 15, 2019

Kevan Forde, Head of Innovation for Anchor Hanover housing association, gives his personal take on how we can help older people today.

Just Say It: Young People Speak Out

Just Say It: Young People Speak Out

Apr 11, 2019

What do young people think about homelessness, drugs and alcohol, mental health, social media and knife crime?

Just Say It! trailer

Just Say It! trailer

Apr 01, 2019

Check out this video of highlights from Just Say It!

How do we stop today's youth from becoming tomorrow's socially excluded adults?

How do we stop today's youth from becoming tomorrow's socially excluded adults?

Mar 20, 2019

In this Vision Project article, Sandy Hore-Ruthven explores how long term relationships with young people can help to prevent future social exclusion.

Tackling the permanent social exclusion of sex workers

Tackling the permanent social exclusion of sex workers

Mar 08, 2019

On International Women's Day, Sarah Talbot-Williams looks at the vicious circle of social exclusion that some women find themselves trapped in.

The benefits system is perfect just as it is and nobody should panic; it's fine

The benefits system is perfect just as it is and nobody should panic; it's fine

Feb 18, 2019

In the latest Vision Project article, Emma Kernahan imagines a social security system that values people, but this goes much further than just money...

EVENT: Just Say It!

EVENT: Just Say It!

Feb 17, 2019

We want to know what young people think can be done to end social exclusion...

From Rat Park to Housing First - why Maslow still matters

From Rat Park to Housing First - why Maslow still matters

Jan 28, 2019

In the first article of our 'Vision Project' series our founder and Chief Executive, Rosie Phillips, explores how we can end social exclusion.

The government drugs czar on a visit to DHI in 2000

Celebrating 20 years of DHI: The Vision Project

Jan 28, 2019

What is the Vision Project and why are we doing it?