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				Exciting Job Opportunity: We are looking for a Participation and Development Worker
Exciting Job Opportunity: We are looking for a Participation and Development Worker

Posted 16th December 2019

The House Project takes a ground-breaking approach through its commitment to young people’s ownership to enable young people leaving care to achieve successful independence. The Project was co-desig...

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				Tia from Islington House Project attends conference as peer researcher
Tia from Islington House Project attends conference as peer researcher

Posted 4th December 2019

Jade Ward from University of York Department of Social Policy and Social Work’s Social Policy Research Unit and two peer researchers, Amy and Tia (from Islington House Project) were invited by Foc...

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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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				Welcome to the House Project Manchester City Council!
Welcome to the House Project Manchester City Council!

Posted 13th September 2019

Young people preparing to leave care in Manchester will get the opportunity to learn new skills and move into their own home through a ground-breaking programme that supports them to live independentl...

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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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				NEW YouTube Channel live!
NEW YouTube Channel live!

Posted 11th September 2019

Our NEW YouTube Channel is up and running! Sixteen films have been uploaded. Check out what a House Project is, what young people say, the Care Leavers National Movement and see our young people in a...

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				City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet approve Local House Project!
City of Wolverhampton Council's Cabinet approve Local House Project!

Posted 17th July 2019

Young people preparing to leave care in Wolverhampton will get the opportunity to learn new skills and move into their own home through a ground breaking programme.Wolverhampton’s House Project will...

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				Partnership with Reconomy
Partnership with Reconomy

Posted 26th March 2019

As part of the partnership, Reconomy will provide significant investment in setting up ‘Local House Projects’. Initially, each project will support 8-10 young adults in refurbishing properties whi...

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				National Apprenticeship Week 2019
National Apprenticeship Week 2019

Posted 4th March 2019

It’s National Apprenticeship Week! We believe that young people can build good & positive futures with the right help and support. LHPs support young people into Education, Employment & Trai...

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				Local House Projects invited to the Queen's Garden Party
Local House Projects invited to the Queen's Garden Party

Posted 31st January 2019

Representatives from Doncaster, Rotherham, Warwickshire, Oxford and Islington House Projects have been invited to attend the Queen’s Garden Party later this year, as a mark of thanks for their servi...

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				Young People's Annual Conference - Big Film Day!
Young People's Annual Conference - Big Film Day!

Posted 29th January 2019

Young people from House Projects across the country met together for the first time on Saturday 26th January 2019. They shared what ORCHIDS meant to them and worked with Reels in Motion on stage 1 of ...

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				Local House Project Warwickshire - The Residential!
Local House Project Warwickshire - The Residential!

Posted 16th January 2019

Warwickshire Local House Project complete their House Project Independence Programme – ‘The Residential’.The young people completed a series of skill based-activities, creating a portfolio of th...

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				National Implementation Adviser for Care Leavers’ First Year Report
National Implementation Adviser for Care Leavers’ First Year Report

Posted 19th December 2018

The House Project, which was originally funded in round one of the Innovation Programme was set-up to support care leavers to develop positive solutions to housing challenges as they leave care. The...

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				Charity goes live!
Charity goes live!

Posted 19th December 2018

On 1 December The National House Project launched as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Nadhim Zahawi MP said “I’d like to congratulate the NHP in taking this huge step forward to becoming a ...

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Featured Article
 
CYPNow Feature Article - Making a house into a home

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 it makes.

While in care, Tia experienced multiple placements and moved around a lot. So when offered the chance to take part in a project that would help her get her own place, she was excited.

“Initially everyone’s first thought is ‘Wow –...

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