NEWS FILTER
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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A message from our CEO on the coronavirus outbreak
A message from our CEO on the coronavirus outbreak

Posted 15th April 2020

Coronavirus is having a huge impact on how we work and live but more importantly it is impacting significantly on young people who often find themselves living alone from aged 17 years onwards without...

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Care Leavers need your support!
Care Leavers need your support!

Posted 6th April 2020

In these uncertain times there has never been a more important time to ensure that our young people are supported to remain connected. The House Project enables young people to build and maintain rela...

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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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We are a member of Homes for Cathy
We are a member of Homes for Cathy

Posted 5th February 2020

The National House Project is a member of Homes for Cathy, a national alliance of housing associations and homelessness charities dedicated to raising awareness of the needs of homeless people.Many yo...

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NHP feature in Children's Social Care Innovation Programme Newsletter
NHP feature in Children's Social Care Innovation Programme Newsletter

Posted 31st October 2019

The House Project (HP) takes a ground-breaking approach through its commitment to young people’s ownership to enable them to leave care together and achieve successful independence. We recognised th...

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The National House Project celebrates the success of its first year as a Charity!
The National House Project celebrates the success of its first year as a Charity!

Posted 9th October 2019

An invite to Buckingham Palace and shortlisted for the Children & Young People Now Awards, The National House Project celebrates the success of its first year as a Charity.On 30 August 2019 the Na...

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Research article: Care Leavers' Access to Apprenticeships  - Dr Lesley Crane
Research article: Care Leavers' Access to Apprenticeships - Dr Lesley Crane

Posted 13th September 2019

In 2019, Dr Lesley Crane at Knowing How was commissioned by a leading education charity to research innovative projects, strategies and schemes throughout England designed to encourage and support car...

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CYPNow Leaving Care Award Finalist 2019
CYPNow Leaving Care Award Finalist 2019

Posted 11th September 2019

We are absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for the Leaving Care category of the @cypnow awards. There has been lots of hard work to date, much more to do, but a big shout out to project staff and ...

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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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