Clare Hyde MBE
Clare is the Director of The Foundation for Families a newly established community interest company working with and for the most disadvantaged and marginalised families in our communities. This work builds upon the experience Clare gained during her 14 years as CEO of WomenCentre where she and her colleagues developed and delivered innovative and successful services for women and children at risk.
Clare was a member of Baroness Corston’s Review Team commissioned by parliament following the deaths of several women prisoners at Styal Prison. Clare also played a significant role in the development of the Department of Health’s Offender Health Strategy, the Home Office Women’s Offending Reduction Plan and the Women’s Mental Health Strategy.
Clare joined the National Institute of Mental Health for England in 2005 (the organisation is now known as YHIP in the Yorkshire and Humber region) and is currently leading a major mental health improvement programme which will end in March 2011. Clare played a key role during the last 3 years, in developing and delivering the region’s ‘Transformation of Adult Social Care’ plans on behalf of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and the Joint Improvement Partnership.
The Foundation for Families website is under construction.
Clare was awarded the MBE in 2005 for her contribution to women and children’s health and social care. Clare’s interests include her family, friends, foreign language film, reading, writing, gardening, and travel.