News from May 2023

Cambridge Evaluation Report

19th May 2023

The effectiveness of the psychological framework underpinning the House Project approach in supporting young people leaving care. Academics from Universities around the UK have worked closely with The National House Project (NHP), Local House Projects (LHP) and young people to examine the implementation and effectiveness of the psychological framework that underpins the practice of NHP.

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Energy Redress Scheme Update

18th May 2023

NHP are into the final 12 months of their ‘Care Leavers as Energy Champions’ project. This is a project funded by the Energy Redress Scheme and aims to educate young people around energy awareness and for young people to then train their peers. To start with young people designed and conducted a survey to find out from young people where support may be needed. The results from this have helped a young person's steering group develop ideas for resources and films to complement the project. In Autumn 2023 this group will launch a series of videos and podcasts made for young people by young people.

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Edinburgh Kiltwalk Fundraiser
Edinburgh Kiltwalk Fundraiser

Our next fundraising venture is Edinburgh Kiltwalk. The event will take place on 15 September 2024 and is an opportunity to enjoy a walk around the beautiful city and coastline of Edinburgh.

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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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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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