With systems

We help people embrace their power and agency. Because when they do problems get solved, lives become better and futures become more shapeable. But we don’t stop there. We want to get at the root causes of the most difficult problems – not just treat the symptoms. So we work intensively with systems and services […]

Our people

Grapevine’s power comes from the skilled and passionate people who live and breathe our mission everyday. They bring brilliance to our work. Seven key aspects of our culture support the team to perform at its best: Being accountable to the people we serve Freedom and trust to do what is right Support to stay true […]

Experts By Experience: Co-producing improved resources for neurodivergent people #CoProWeek

Our third and final highlight for National Co-production Week is an ambitious plan to make the innovative NHS Dimensions tool – a free, self-care resource for adults, children and young people – work better for neurodivergent people looking for health and wellbeing support. Sonia and Samantha are experts by experience (EbEs) working together on improving […]

Meet James, co-chair of Coventry and Warwickshire’s Learning Disability Partnership Board #CoProWeek

We continue our National Co-production Week (3 – 7 July) series revealing more about our Experts By Experience (EbE) Co-production Service. We have around 60 experts by experience involved in a wide variety of co-produced work and while we can’t cover it all in one week, we are sharing some highlights that demonstrate the scope […]

Tubby McBathtub embodies social action spirit in Stoke Aldermoor

We’re hear to tell you the story of Tubby McBathtub… rescued from a watery grave and given a new purpose in life by a hard-hit Coventry community. But first we must take you back to the start. Place Based Social Action in Stoke Aldermoor is one of twenty national partnerships funded by DCMS and The […]

What people say about us

“I came to the advocacy service when I was really stressed out and I’d had to leave work due to stress and inaccessibility. I needed help accessing benefits. “Lynn managed to be encouraging and build my confidence while not minimising my difficulties. She struck a really good balance between doing things I couldn’t manage and […]

Careers at Grapevine

Work with us We’re a social action charity that’s best at reinventing itself in response to people’s needs. We help services, funders and systems find new ways to create deep social change. We’re willing to be bold, remove the box and bring edge-based solutions into the middle. Current vacancies Our three strands of action in […]