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Tackling Homelessness - Case Studies
Tackling Homelessness - Case Studies

Posted 1st April 2021

In 2018 the Housing Plus Academy Think Tank ran a two day event on ‘ Homelessness: A National Scandal.’ As part of the response to the event the Housing and Communities team at the London School Of Economics then commenced to look at innovative...

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Islington Council commits to giving all care leavers 12 months’ free wi-fi in national first
Islington Council commits to giving all care leavers 12 months’ free wi-fi in national first

Posted 18th March 2021

Islington Council has become the first local authority in the country to ensure that all young people leaving care in the borough are provided with wi-fi broadband access at home for the first 12 months they live independently.

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We are a member of the Charis Shop!
We are a member of the Charis Shop!

Posted 10th March 2021

We are pleased to share that we are a member of the Charis Let’s Talk Shop! A grant from the Sustainable Living Foundation will be used to help House Project young people moving into their first home with white goods, fuel vouchers and much...

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Wolverhampton House Project wins at Children & Young People Now Awards
Wolverhampton House Project wins at Children & Young People Now Awards

Posted 5th March 2021

The City of Wolverhampton Council triumphed in one category and was shortlisted for another at this year's Children & Young People Now Awards.

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Welcome to the House Project Coventry City Council
Welcome to the House Project Coventry City Council

Posted 4th March 2021

We are delighted that Coventry has decided to work with the National House Project to establish a House Project for young people leaving care.

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We are a member of The British Youth Council
We are a member of The British Youth Council

Posted 2nd March 2021

The National House Project and Care Leavers National Movement are a member of The British Youth Council, who empower young people across the UK to have a say and be heard. 

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Housing scheme for care leavers a first for West Sussex
Housing scheme for care leavers a first for West Sussex

Posted 2nd February 2021

A housing project for young people who have been in care in West Sussex has been given the green light by West Sussex County Council’s Cabinet on 22nd January 2021.

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A message from our CEO January 2021
A message from our CEO January 2021

Posted 29th January 2021

When I last wrote in July, I was ever hopeful that over the intervening six months we would have moved on from lockdown and would now be emerging into what people commonly refer to as the ‘new normal’. Clearly, we remain in a similar situation...

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Newsletter January 2021
Newsletter January 2021

Posted 29th January 2021

Happy New Year and welcome to our first newsletter of 2021. We hope you are continuing to keep safe and well during the pandemic. 

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CYPNow Feature Article - Making a house into a home
CYPNow Feature Article - Making a house into a home

Posted 2nd December 2020

The National House Project works with councils to support young people in care to move into their own homes. Jo Stephenson spoke to staff and participants to find out how it works and the difference i...

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Care leavers’ House Project opens door to education and employment
Care leavers’ House Project opens door to education and employment

Posted 23rd November 2020

Care leavers in Oxfordshire have successfully supported each other into college and employment through an innovative shared housing scheme – the House Project.Their achievements are revealed this we...

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UPDATE - Keep Care Leavers Connected
UPDATE - Keep Care Leavers Connected

Posted 18th November 2020

On 29th September 2020 The National House Project, Catch 22 and 30 charities and youth organisations came together to develop a campaign to Keep Care Leavers Connected. In an open letter to MPs; Ford,...

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Exciting Job Opportunity - Fundraising and Partnerships Manager
Exciting Job Opportunity - Fundraising and Partnerships Manager

Posted 18th November 2020

Exciting Job opportunity for an ambitious self-starter: we are looking for a Fundraising and Partnerships Manager.The National House Project takes a ground-breaking approach through its commitment to ...

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Evidence showing that dreams can come true for young people leaving care
Evidence showing that dreams can come true for young people leaving care

Posted 3rd November 2020

“It’s quite life changing”, published evidence showing that dreams can come true for young people leaving care.The National House Project announces the publication of its evaluation report from ...

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DIGITAL ACCESS MUST BE SEEN AS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE
DIGITAL ACCESS MUST BE SEEN AS A RIGHT, NOT A PRIVILEGE

Posted 2nd October 2020

A government scheme which supports care leavers with internet access and digital devices is set to come to an end next month. Here, care leaver Luke Fox explains the impact that this decision will hav...

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Keep Care Leavers Connected - Campaign and Petition!
Keep Care Leavers Connected - Campaign and Petition!

Posted 29th September 2020

An update from Rosie Blackett, Young Peoples Participation and Development Worker.As the world continues to battle coronavirus, The National House Project (NHP) continues to work tirelessly in support...

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Tackling Homelessness - Case Studies

Back in 2018 the Housing Plus Academy Think Tank ran a two day event on ‘Homelessness: A National Scandal’. As part of the response to the event the Housing and Communities team at the London School Of Economics then commenced to look at innovative and collaborative models that successfully prevented homelessness. Given that a significant proportion of the homelessness population have been in care and the approach that the House Project was taking with young people they worked...

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