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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The House Project referenced in Islington Council's Ofsted report!
The House Project referenced in Islington Council's Ofsted report!

Posted 17th April 2020

Islington Council’s Ofsted report published Wednesday 15th April 2020, refers to the House Project!Ofsted has judged that Islington Council’s children’s social care services are “outstanding

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Tia from Islington House Project attends conference as peer researcher
Tia from Islington House Project attends conference as peer researcher

Posted 4th December 2019

Jade Ward from University of York Department of Social Policy and Social Work’s Social Policy Research Unit and two peer researchers, Amy and Tia (from Islington House Project) were invited by Foc...

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Welcome to the House Project Manchester City Council!
Welcome to the House Project Manchester City Council!

Posted 13th September 2019

Young people preparing to leave care in Manchester will get the opportunity to learn new skills and move into their own home through a ground-breaking programme that supports them to live independentl...

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City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet approve Local House Project!
City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet approve Local House Project!

Posted 17th July 2019

Young people preparing to leave care in Wolverhampton will get the opportunity to learn new skills and move into their own home through a ground breaking programme.Wolverhampton’s House Project will...

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Local House Projects invited to the Queen's Garden Party
Local House Projects invited to the Queen's Garden Party

Posted 31st January 2019

Representatives from Doncaster, Rotherham, Warwickshire, Oxford and Islington House Projects have been invited to attend the Queen’s Garden Party later this year, as a mark of thanks for their servi...

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Young People's Annual Conference - Big Film Day!
Young People's Annual Conference - Big Film Day!

Posted 29th January 2019

Young people from House Projects across the country met together for the first time on Saturday 26th January 2019. They shared what ORCHIDS meant to them and worked with Reels in Motion on stage 1 of ...

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Local House Project Warwickshire - The Residential!
Local House Project Warwickshire - The Residential!

Posted 16th January 2019

Warwickshire Local House Project complete their House Project Independence Programme – ‘The Residential’.The young people completed a series of skill based-activities, creating a portfolio of th...

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The evaluation from the Stoke House Project for Phase 1
The evaluation from the Stoke House Project for Phase 1

Posted 9th November 2018

The Stoke-on-Trent House Project (HP) represents a new way of supporting care leavers to take control of their transitions to independent living and to have greater involvement and choice in creating ...

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Featured Article
 
Newsletter July 2021

Last year will be remembered by many for reasons relating to Covid19 and the restrictions to everyday living for the general population.

Whilst these 'strange' times continue and factors have undoubtedly impacted on young people leaving care across the country, their transitions into independent living have not stopped. We have seen incredible work undertaken by Local House Projects in England and Scotland and more significantly by young people who have...

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