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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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				Coronavirus - Social Distancing
Coronavirus - Social Distancing

Posted 25th March 2020

We understand that lots of care-experienced young people might be feeling anxious about coronavirus (COVID-19).Social-distancing and self-isolation has become a fundamental part of our life. At the la...

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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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				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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				The Care Leaver Strategy makes reference to the House Project
The Care Leaver Strategy makes reference to the House Project

Posted 9th November 2018

The ‘HOUSE Project’ in Stoke has involved setting up a housing co-operative led by young care leavers using homes owned by the council.See page 25: Keep On Caring – Supporting Young People from...

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

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 it makes.

While in care, Tia experienced multiple placements and moved around a lot. So when offered the chance to take part in a project that would help her get her own place, she was excited.

“Initially everyone’s first thought is ‘Wow –...

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