Clinks aims to support organisations looking to engage in partnership and collaborative working. The increasing size of contracts from the Government has led to Sector interest in bidding in consortia; collaboration offers the possibility for more holistic, intergrated services; and in difficult economic times, may offer opportunities for reducing expenditure.
The following resources and sources of information demonstrate good practice and provide a variety of information to assist your organisation in developing partnerships and collaboration.
Developing a criminal justice network
Integrated offender management resources
Local partnership work in the South West
Making partnerships work: a brief guide for the voluntary sector - Written by ACEVO and Candour Collaborations in partnership with Clinks, this guide highlights some of the issues that could arise in developing partnerships, and some of the benefits you should be looking to secure from your partners.
Safer Future Communities: Good practice in partnership working - A case study demonstrating good practice in partnership working involving The Police and Youth Encouragement Scheme (PAYES) and the Brathay Trust, Ambleside.