Project Leads manage the project, staff and build relationships with partners
Ellie joined the House Project Islington in October 2019. She has over 20 years experience of managing projects to support young people including roles in Housing, at Centrepoint, the National Children’s Bureau and in Public Health.
Ellie loves a bit of DIY so enjoys putting these skills to use alongside young people!
In 2018 the Housing Plus Academy Think Tank ran a two day event on ‘ Homelessness: A National Scandal.’ As part of the response to the event the Housing and Communities team at the London School Of Economics then commenced to look at innovative and collaborative models that successfully prevented homelessness. Given that a significant proportion of the homelessness population have been in care and the approach that the House Project was taking with young people they worked with the NHP to draw up the following case study that was included in their final report.Read more
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.Read more