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House Projects in Scotland event - March 2024

22nd March 2024

We were delighted to be joined by Natalie Don, The Minister for Children, Young People and Keeping the Promise, Fraser McKinlay, CEO of The Promise Scotland and Heather Coady, an Independent Consultant, who share a passion and commitment to changing the system for people in, and leaving, care in Scotland. Not only did they address the conference but they got to hear from Local House Project staff and young people on how they are working together to improve the way in which young people leave care and how this meets the commitments made in The Promise in 2020.   

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Newsletter January 2024

31st January 2024

Is it too late to wish you all a Happy New Year? Our last newsletter covered the first half of 2023, so we are taking this opportunity to share all the fantastic things that we have been up to in the second half of the year and what we have coming up in 2024.

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A message from our CEO January 2024

29th January 2024

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.  

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Featured Story
The CLNM Chairs Blog: Year End

Our story of CLNM 2023.
We started this journey as chairs of the north and south region, 12 months ago with no experience, however we got through chairing our first meeting unscathed, and from there it was onwards and sometimes upwards (literally). Residential was one of the high points - bringing 30 reps all together in one place from across the UK to plan a conference and build connections with each other. Another high was seeing everyone flourish at the CLNM 2023...

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