Our work with Local House Projects

The first LHP was established in Stoke-on-Trent in 2015 with Innovation Fund money from the Department for Education (DfE).

Following its success the DfE awarded further innovation funding to establish LHPs in five more local authorities:

Islington

Islington

Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire

Warwickshire

Warwickshire

Rotherham

Rotherham

Doncaster

Doncaster

With a successful phase 2 programme there is a plan to scale to a minimum of 30 LHPs in the next five years, with those listed below already established:

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton

Manchester

Manchester

The NHP supports LHPs by providing:
  • Access to resources
  • Membership of the Young People’s National Steering Group, facilitated by a care experienced person
  • Documentary partner to record the journey of the project
  • Education, Employment and Training pathway
  • Monthly Project Lead meetings
  • Monthly 1:1 support in own local authority
  • Access to the ORCHIDS Framework
  • Community of practice
  • Access to social care, therapeutic and psychological expertise
  • Support with a LHP website
  • Access to the performance framework

Interested in starting your own LHP?

Get in touch with our team.
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Minister’s visit to the Local House Project
Stoke-on-Trent