The House Project Islington started in August 2018. We support care experienced young people as they make transitions to greater independence by helping them to:
- develop a community of support
- gain essential skills for independent living
- move-into their own property and make it their home
So far we have supported 35 young people (and counting) to complete the House Project Learning Programme and move into their own Islington Council Property. Our House Project has proved so popular that we expanded in 2021 and are now able to support double the amount of young people each year!
We work with young people from our base near Holloway Road and try and make their experience of working with us as fun and productive as possible. We believe that becoming independent is as much about building young people's confidence and understanding of the world as it is learning about bills. We get up to all sorts from cooking fajitas, indoor skydiving, gardening, painting and decorating, rapping, debating, quad biking - you name it!
We work with young people for around six to nine months before they move into their properties and continue to support them even once they are well settled in their new homes.
If you are a young person interested in joining our House Project or a professional interested in finding out more then please get in touch!
What do young people think?
What does everyone else think?
The House Project Islington is a great opportunity for young care leavers as it offers more support with independent living skills and when they eventually move into their own properties. The community aspect is also very good and needed for young people especially when living by yourself
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