News from March 2021

Islington Council commits to giving all care leavers 12 months’ free wi-fi in national first

18th March 2021

Islington Council has become the first local authority in the country to ensure that all young people leaving care in the borough are provided with wi-fi broadband access at home for the first 12 months they live independently.

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Preparing for our first virtual cooking class

10th March 2021

Our community can not wait for lockdown to end so we can see each other, but the sharing skills and knowledge has to keep going. The next Your Pace not Mine group have agreed to carry out our first virtual cooking class.

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We are a member of the Charis Shop!

10th March 2021

We are pleased to share that we are a member of the Charis Let’s Talk Shop! A grant from the Sustainable Living Foundation will be used to help House Project young people moving into their first home with white goods, fuel vouchers and much more! 

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Recent News

Chester Half Marathon
Chester Half Marathon

On Sunday 19th May over 30 runners ran the Chester Half Marathon to raise monies for the provision of white goods for our young people moving into their first home. Despite the hot weather all 30 runners completed the course raising over £4000 to support young people. Two young people, Kieran and Paris, joined us for their second run in support of their community of care leavers.

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Midlothian House Project had a visitor
Midlothian House Project had a visitor

Fraser from Promise Scotland.

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CYPNow - NHP Supports Care Leaver Apprentices
CYPNow - NHP Supports Care Leaver Apprentices

The National House Project (NHP) has been hosting apprentices since 2021. The organisation, which was incorporated as a charity in 2018, works with local authorities that have set up their own Local House Project (LHP), a scheme that helps young people leave care in a planned and supported way. Young people, both in and leaving care, are brought together in groups to create their first homes, learn new skills and join a long-term community of support that can develop pathways into education, employment and training.

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