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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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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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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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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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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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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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A message from our CEO - June 2020
A message from our CEO - June 2020

Posted 1st July 2020

Dear allWhilst the events of the last few months have challenged the ways of the world, it has made us ever more committed to change the way that young people are supported to leave care. We have deve...

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Newsletter June 2020
Newsletter June 2020

Posted 26th June 2020

Welcome to our first newsletter! We hope you are keeping safe and well during the pandemic. Whilst these are challenging and uncertain times we will come through this together, having developed new ways of working and with a renewed focus on the...

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Department for Education continues to support The National House Project with further funding
Department for Education continues to support The National House Project with further funding

Posted 30th April 2020

Department for Education continues to support The National House Project with further funding for young people in care during this critical time. On the 24 April 2020 the Department for Education (Df...

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Get Connected - Stay Connected
Get Connected - Stay Connected

Posted 24th April 2020

Prior to the COVID 19 Lockdown, young people at the Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) were discussing Internet Poverty and how it affects so many care leavers, not just in House Projects but acros...

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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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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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