Clare Hyde MBE

Director of Foundation for Families

Clare Hyde is the Founder and Director of The Foundation for Families, a not for profit community interest company established in 2010. She was the Chief Executive of Calderdale WomenCentre for 14 years (between 1994 and 2009) and developed nationally acclaimed, high quality services and support for at risk women and families. In 2005 she was awarded the MBE for her contribution to women and children’s health and social care.

Clare contributed to Baroness Corston’s review of women with vulnerabilities in the criminal justice system. She is the Independent Chair and Lead Reviewer of several Serious Case Reviews and designed and facilitated a multi -agency review of child sexual exploitation in Rochdale in 2012. She is also the lead reviewer for several Domestic Homicide Reviews.

Clare is currently working with Lankelly Chase and other partners in Cumbria and is delivering an independently funded human rights project which aims to improve outcomes for women, children and families.

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