Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort
Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort

Posted 13th November 2023

NHP supports young people leaving care with white goods to ease the financial burden as they move into their first home. Leaving care and moving into your first home is a significant milestone for young people but this journey towards independent...

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Alton Towers Half Marathon 2023
Alton Towers Half Marathon 2023

Posted 12th November 2023

On Sunday 12th November, over 40 runners ran the Alton Towers Half Marathon to raise monies for the 'Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort' campaign. Despite the pouring rain the runners completed the course to support young people, raising over £9000. Two...

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CLNM Conference 2023
CLNM Conference 2023

Posted 3rd November 2023

On Thursday 19 October the House Project community of young people, colleagues and partners from across the UK came together for the annual Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) Conference, ‘Sense of Wellbeing’; hosted at the Mercure Hotel in...

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CLNM Peer Evaluation 2023
CLNM Peer Evaluation 2023

Posted 31st October 2023

This year’s Peer Evaluation focused on Ownership, Home, and Sense of Wellbeing. Young people worked closely with Matthew Walsham from Partnership for Young London and were trained as Peer Evaluators. As a result, they fully understood and were...

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Three Fundraising Events
Three Fundraising Events

Posted 25th August 2023

Join us in Supporting Care Leavers: Three Exciting Fundraising Events at NHP. Kicking off our fundraising series next week, is an inspiring ultra-marathon run by none other than Sam Ankers, a dedicated staff member at NHP. Sam's determination to...

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NHP Annual report 2022-2023 is here!
NHP Annual report 2022-2023 is here!

Posted 17th August 2023

This is our fourth year as a Charity and whilst many will remember it for the impact of national and international events on their daily living, young people leaving care will also remember it for the significant event of moving in to their first...

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We are now Cyber Essentials Certified!
We are now Cyber Essentials Certified!

Posted 26th July 2023

Cyber Essentials is an effective, Government backed scheme that helps to protect organisations against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks. We are proud to say that we are now Cyber Essentials Certified. Giving you peace of mind that we...

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NHP appoints Jamie Roberts to Board of Trustees
NHP appoints Jamie Roberts to Board of Trustees

Posted 10th July 2023

NHP is delighted to announce the appointment of Jamie Roberts as a Trustee, joining the six-member strong Board of Trustees and a wider team of supporting staff. NHP is a progressive and innovative charity, set up in 2018 to help address the unjust...

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A message from our CEO July 2023
A message from our CEO July 2023

Posted 7th July 2023

When NHP was incorporated as a charity 5 years ago next month we were a merry band of three who had just moved out of our respective kitchens (that were doubling as offices!) with budget for a further 18 months. Next month we celebrate our 5th...

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Newsletter July 2023
Newsletter July 2023

Posted 7th July 2023

Next month we celebrate our 5th birthday and we marked the occasion at a party last week at Freight Island in Manchester. It was a fantastic event in the glorious Mancunian sunshine and was enjoyed by 200 young people, staff, consultants, partners...

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Fundraising Update July 2023
Fundraising Update July 2023

Posted 7th July 2023

NHP is thrilled to have received two grants to support the work of the charity. The Nationwide Foundation and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation have provided generous support to NHP recognising the organisation's ambition to support young people leaving...

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We celebrated our 5th Anniversary!
We celebrated our 5th Anniversary!

Posted 7th July 2023

We celebrated our 5-year anniversary as a charitable organisation working closely with local authorities and supporting care leavers across the country. The celebrations took place at Freight Island in Manchester, enjoyed by 200 young people, staff,...

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Scotland House Projects recognsied as positive examples from the  Promise Oversight Board
Scotland House Projects recognsied as positive examples from the Promise Oversight Board

Posted 22nd June 2023

House Projects in Fife, East Dunbartonshire and Midlothian are recognised as a positive example of practical change in report two from the Promise Oversight Board.

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Cambridge Evaluation Report
Cambridge Evaluation Report

Posted 19th May 2023

The effectiveness of the psychological framework underpinning the House Project approach in supporting young people leaving care. Academics from Universities around the UK have worked closely with The National House Project (NHP), Local House...

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Energy Redress Scheme Update
Energy Redress Scheme Update

Posted 18th May 2023

NHP are into the final 12 months of their ‘Care Leavers as Energy Champions’ project. This is a project funded by the Energy Redress Scheme and aims to educate young people around energy awareness and for young people to then train their...

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Newsletter January 2023
Newsletter January 2023

Posted 21st January 2023

Happy New Year! Welcome to our first newsletter of 2023. We hope you enjoy reading about what we have been up to over the past few months and what's going on in 2023. A huge thank you to staff & young people who have continued to excel since the...

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Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort

NHP supports young people leaving care with white goods to ease the financial burden as they move into their first home.

Leaving care and moving into your first home is a significant milestone for young people but this journey towards independent living is fraught with challenges. For care leavers, the dream of having their own place can quickly turn into a daunting reality when they realise that many everyday essentials, like new fridges and washing machines, remain...

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