News from February 2022
18th February 2022
The theme of this year’s Care Day fits perfectly with the House Project approach and focus upon community. In October 2021, the Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) conference was entirely planned and delivered by young people around the theme of community. Community is important to us all and as CLNM’s Peer Evaluation states 'community can be places or spaces... but most importantly community is formed by a group of people'.
17th February 2022
The National House Project supports young people leaving care to live independently. Its Care Leavers National Movement is made up of care leavers from local House Projects who meet regularly to come up with new ideas to improve things for young people.
Warwickshire’s House Project recognised for successfully supporting young people in recent Ofsted inspection
14th February 2022
Warwickshire County Council (WCC), which commissions the Warwickshire House Project, is delighted to be judged as good in all areas for its children’s services according to a recent Ofsted inspection. The latest inspection of WCC, published in a report on 1 February 2022, found that children and families in Warwickshire benefit from consistently good quality services at an early stage, making a real difference to their lives.
Last year we celebrated our 5th Birthday and whilst this was a great opportunity to reflect on our collective and individual achievements, we soon set about setting our vision for the next 10 years, and the strategy to get us there. Increasing our reach to more young people both by spreading and diversifying in local authorities where there is already an existing Local House Project (LHP) and scaling to new LAs is key whilst at the same time improving our offer by acting on the insights of young people, colleagues and independent evaluations.Read more