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NHP Annual Conference 2022 - Changing the Narrative
NHP Annual Conference 2022 - Changing the Narrative

Posted 18th March 2022

Our recent annual conference was a huge success and was enjoyed by presenters and audience alike. In the aftermath we reflected at some length on the theme of the day which led us to draw this blog together.

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CLNM visits the Childrens and Families Minister
CLNM visits the Childrens and Families Minister

Posted 8th March 2022

Last year young people were trained as Peer Evaluators. They completed their Evaluation and presented their findings to Conference in Manchester which they designed and delivered. This was picked up by Mark Riddell, National Implementation Adviser...

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Care Day 2022 - Together we create community
Care Day 2022 - Together we create community

Posted 18th February 2022

The theme of this year’s Care Day fits perfectly with the House Project approach and focus upon community. In October 2021,  the Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) conference was entirely planned and delivered by young people around the theme...

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Digital Poverty Campaign features in CYPNow Digital Divide Article
Digital Poverty Campaign features in CYPNow Digital Divide Article

Posted 17th February 2022

The National House Project supports young people leaving care to live independently. Its Care Leavers National Movement is made up of care leavers from local House Projects who meet regularly to come up with new ideas to improve things for young...

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Mark Warr meets with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to discuss issues facing care leavers
Mark Warr meets with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to discuss issues facing care leavers

Posted 20th January 2022

We were delighted to be part of the Foundling Museum’s roundtable with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Wednesday 19 January 2022, to highlight current issues surrounding our young people leaving care, share our perspective of the challenges...

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Newsletter January 2022
Newsletter January 2022

Posted 15th January 2022

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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Sharing a year of successful fundraising
Sharing a year of successful fundraising

Posted 14th January 2022

This last year has seen the NHP being successful in getting grant funding from a number of Grantmakers. We have received grant funding of over £400,000, some of which will go towards the core funding of the organisation and some will be restricted...

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CLNM Conference 2021
CLNM Conference 2021

Posted 14th January 2022

Care Leavers National Movement hosted its annual conference in October, celebrating the achievements of care leavers and what community means to them. 

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A message from our CEO January 2022
A message from our CEO January 2022

Posted 14th January 2022

Whilst many will have welcomed in the New Year with resolutions bound by optimism that are invariably short lived, we are nearing the end of the business year and have much to celebrate and look forward to in 2022/23 and beyond

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CLNM Peer Evaluation
CLNM Peer Evaluation

Posted 14th January 2022

The findings from the Evaluation are incredibly positive with young people valuing the support of their House Projects which they believe are managed well. They have had the opportunity to develop ownership and take responsibility and with the...

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Merry Christmas Everyone
Merry Christmas Everyone

Posted 21st December 2021

Strictly may have finished but The National House Project Team are looking forward to doing the tour... or maybe NOT. Clearly singing & dancing are not on our Job Descriptions!

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The Big Give Christmas Challenge: help care leavers achieve their hopes and dreams!
The Big Give Christmas Challenge: help care leavers achieve their hopes and dreams!

Posted 30th November 2021

This year The National House Project will take part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge Campaign. From Tuesday 30th November to Tuesday 7th December the Charity will seek donations which will be matched funded by the Big Give.

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CEO dons Santa suit and running shoes for care leavers charity
CEO dons Santa suit and running shoes for care leavers charity

Posted 18th November 2021

Mark Warr thought he’d put away his trainers for the summer but has decided to dust them off for a brand-new festive fundraising run, taking place at Apollo Buckingham Health Science Campus, Crewe on Saturday 27th November. The Run will be in...

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Launch of the Care Leavers Support Portal to all Local Authorities across the Country
Launch of the Care Leavers Support Portal to all Local Authorities across the Country

Posted 29th October 2021

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Care Leavers Support Portal, an online platform that provides a secure way for local authorities to stay connected to care leavers.

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Care Leavers National Movement host their annual conference!
Care Leavers National Movement host their annual conference!

Posted 27th October 2021

Young people from across the country enjoyed a day of celebrations showcasing their achievements with the Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) and their journeys with the National House Project (NHP).

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Newsletter July 2021
Newsletter July 2021

Posted 9th August 2021

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

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Featured Article
 
CLNM visits the Childrens and Families Minister

The House Project approach started with young people telling us that their leaving care experience was ‘shite’! Rather than trying to polish something that wasn’t working we needed to do something different. In recognising the value and resourcefulness of young people and their ability to be the architects of a system that could work for them we put them right at the heart of the decision making process. This was a challenge for young people and an even bigger challenge for...

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