The importance of home

Celeste Berteau, Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator, Life Changes Trust, September 2020. What does it mean for a house to be a ‘home’? Is it curling up in your favourite chair at the end of a long day? Sharing a laugh with friends and family? Perhaps it is that feeling you get cooking your favourite meal.Continue reading “The importance of home”

The House Project – Care Leavers Owning Their Futures

The House Project takes a ground-breaking approach to enabling young people leaving care to achieve successful independence. We want them to own their own futures. Each House Project is a small, local business, co-constructed with young people themselves to maximise their ownership. The young people, with adult support, learn to project manage the refurbishment ofContinue reading “The House Project – Care Leavers Owning Their Futures”