A message from our CEO July 2022
A message from our CEO July 2022

Posted 1st July 2022

I have always felt humbled and privileged to be working with young people leaving care. They are hugely supportive of each other and selflessly give of themselves to make the system better for others. I was reminded of this at the recent CLNM...

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Newsletter July 2022
Newsletter July 2022

Posted 1st July 2022

Six months on from our last newsletter and half way through 2022. It's been a busy year so far, and trying to condense that into a newsletter has been a challenge! We hope you enjoy reading about what we have been up to over the past few months.

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West Sussex House Project are recruiting!
West Sussex House Project are recruiting!

Posted 27th June 2022

West Sussex House Project is recruiting for the Project Lead and Facilitator posts! These are new and exciting posts working with the National House Project in West Sussex. 

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Valpak becomes Coventry House Project partner
Valpak becomes Coventry House Project partner

Posted 15th June 2022

Valpak is supporting 16 and 17-year-old care leavers with work advice and donations to help them get started.

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NHP feature in Partner Newsletter
NHP feature in Partner Newsletter

Posted 9th June 2022

The National House Project featured in Suited & Booted June 2022 Newsletter. 'We have a very special relationship with the Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) and recently saw a group of young clients from Warwickshire House Project'.

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THE HOUSE PROJECT REFERENCED IN CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COUNCIL OFSTED REPORT!
THE HOUSE PROJECT REFERENCED IN CITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON COUNCIL OFSTED REPORT!

Posted 19th May 2022

City of Wolverhampton Council Ofsted report published Wednesday 18th May 2022, refers to the House Project! Children's Social Care Services in Wolverhampton have again been rated Good by Ofsted, with inspectors highlighting examples of 'innovative'...

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Young care leavers from Wolverhampton celebrate graduation from House Project
Young care leavers from Wolverhampton celebrate graduation from House Project

Posted 14th April 2022

Young people in Wolverhampton have celebrated graduating from The House Project, a ground breaking scheme designed to help care leavers move into their own home and forge an independent life.

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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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Warwickshire’s House Project recognised for successfully supporting young people in recent Ofsted inspection
Warwickshire’s House Project recognised for successfully supporting young people in recent Ofsted inspection

Posted 14th February 2022

The Warwickshire House Project, is delighted to be judged as good in all areas for its children’s services according to a recent Ofsted inspection.

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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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Featured Article
 
Study of Three Local House Projects reveals key to success for care leavers

Staf (Scottish Throughcare & Aftercare Forum) are delighted to share their study of three Local House Projects in Scotland. Coproduced by those with lived experience of care, the study highlights the benefits of The National House Project model not only to the lives of care leavers but also to the staff who support them and the wider community.

In 2020, Life Changes Trust partnered with the National House Project...

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