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Luke's Blog - StoryFutures
Luke's Blog - StoryFutures

Posted 29th July 2021

StoryFutures is a project run by the Royal Holloway University of London to innovate storytelling using immersive technology. Young people in the Warwickshire House Project are working with Avril (Virtual Reality Director) and Joel (Lecturer in...

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An update on Fundraising
An update on Fundraising

Posted 29th July 2021

I’m Elizabeth Titley, newly appointed to the role of Fundraising and Partnerships Manager for The National House Project. My role is to develop income streams for the Charity from different sources including Trusts and grant-makers, major donors,...

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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO JULY 2021
A MESSAGE FROM OUR CEO JULY 2021

Posted 29th July 2021

The pandemic has been a challenge for a number of reasons and where the impact has been positive, it has largely been related to the value of relationships and the way that individuals have been supported in, and by, their communities.

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Local House Project opens doors for Lancashire care leavers
Local House Project opens doors for Lancashire care leavers

Posted 28th July 2021

Welcome to the House Project Lancashire County Council! We are delighted that Lancashire has decided to work with the National House Project to establish a House Project for young people leaving care.

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Engie - Helping Hands Project
Engie - Helping Hands Project

Posted 26th July 2021

ENGIE are committed to delivering Social Value in communities where they are contractually working in. This led to the development of a partnership between the National House Project and ENGIE, who are piloting support to House Projects in two local...

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Midlothian House Project Update
Midlothian House Project Update

Posted 10th June 2021

Seven months after Midlothian Children’s Services team launched a ground-breaking project to support care-experienced young people to live independent, fulfilled lives, eight of the nine young people taking part are settled in permanent...

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Movement for Good Awards open for nominations!
Movement for Good Awards open for nominations!

Posted 3rd June 2021

Ecclesiastical, a financial services group that exists to give its profits to charity, open Movement for Good nominations. You can nominate the National House Project for a £1,000 award. The more nominations we get, the greater our chance of...

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Islington House Project Jobs!
Islington House Project Jobs!

Posted 2nd June 2021

It’s an exciting time for Islington House Project. Following a successful pilot phase they are now growing their innovative service so that they can support more care experienced young people to make positive transitions to greater independence.

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Our CEO's involvement with CLNM
Our CEO's involvement with CLNM

Posted 28th May 2021

As a charity we continually strive to develop what we do and improve the experience of leaving care for young people. As professionals we have views on how this can be done but we also recognise that the greatest insight on how to improve things...

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The Big Ask
The Big Ask

Posted 12th May 2021

The Big Ask is a survey for children and young people aged 4–17 in England. The survey is split into different age groups, so you can fill in a version appropriate for your age. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Posted 10th May 2021

The National House Project is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week. This year the theme is Nature and how connecting with the natural world can support good mental health.

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StoryFutures project
StoryFutures project

Posted 7th May 2021

During May Warwickshire House Project young people are working with Avril (Virtual Reality Director) and Joel (Lecturer in Forensic Psychology) on the StoryFutures Project to explore the development of a digital technology that can support young...

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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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Luke's Blog - StoryFutures

StoryFutures is a project run by the Royal Holloway University of London to innovate storytelling using immersive technology. Young people in the Warwickshire House Project are working with Avril (Virtual Reality Director) and Joel (Lecturer in Forensic Psychology) on the StoryFutures Project to explore the development of digital technology that could support young people leaving care.

I was really keen to get involved in this project as I am a huge fan of Virtual Reality (VR), have...

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