Quotes from Young people on the project

The House Project gives you survival skills

It gives us opportunities to learn about being independent – opportunities that non-care kids don’t get

The House Project helps to put warmth around the process of leaving care

It’s much more than the flat – it’s about the support

Young person's voice is at the heart of all decision making

Their collective views and ideas drive the development of all house projects through a platform called Care Leavers National Movement. They meet on a regular basis to share good practice, talk about and find solutions to any challenges they are facing and to suggest new ways of doing things. They work hard, have fun and their views make a real difference to how young people leave care and move to independence.

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Tackling Homelessness - Case Studies
Tackling Homelessness - Case Studies

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.

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

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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We are a member of the Charis Shop!
We are a member of the Charis Shop!

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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