Facilitators work directly with young people, run regular group sessions and help young people develop positive relationship that enables them to live successfully in their homes
Before joining the House Project Islington in August 2018, Shamuna worked in various roles in the voluntary and creative sectors.
This includes working with young refugees in the care system, running youth projects at the Roundhouse creative hub and within Pupil Referral Units.
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