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Care Leaver Internship Scheme

The Department for Education have launched this year’s Care Leaver Internship,. The Scheme is listed under Department for Education Jobs, at Executive Officer (EO) grade and at Administrative Officer (AO) grade. The scheme is available to care leavers aged 18-30 years, and provides ring-fenced opportunities, through which they can gain experience of working in central Government and build and strengthen their competences and key workplace skills.

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Volunteer Opportunities with YHNE

YHNE is an independent organisation driven by a community of young people, partners from local authorities (LA’s) in the North East, the Third Sector, registered providers and associated organisation’s. We support partnership and collaboration between young people and other organisations and providers in the youth homelessness sector. We believe ‘Every young person has the right to a home’. We currently have a number of volunteer opportunities,

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House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee: Universal Credit and domestic abuse

The Work and Pensions Committee have published a report on Universal Credit and domestic abuse. The Committee recommends that: The Government set out in response to this report its timescales for producing the draft Domestic Abuse Bill and connected legislation The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) – in collaboration with specialist domestic abuse organisations like Women’s Aid – design a specific training module for

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Update: Newcastle West Jobcentre closure

Staff from Newcastle West Jobcentre (Conderdum House, 171 West Road, NE15 6PL) have relocated and they ceased operating from Condercum House at 5pm on Friday 31 August. From Monday 3 September, all Jobcentre services previously delivered from that location have moved to Newcastle City Jobcentre (1 Cathedral Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1EE). The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have stated that flexibility will

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Vacancy: Volunteer Fundraiser (YHNE)

Volunteer Fundraiser at Youth Homeless North East (YHNE) Voluntary role. Newcastle based. Download an application form About us YHNE is an independent organisation driven by a community of young people, partners from local authorities (LA’s) in the north east, the Third Sector, registered providers and associated organisation’s. We support partnership and collaboration between young people and other organisations and providers in the youth homelessness sector.

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Vacancy: Training Volunteer (YHNE)

Training Volunteer at Youth Homeless North East (YHNE) Voluntary role. Newcastle based. Download an application form About Us YHNE is an independent organisation driven by a community of young people, partners from local authorities (LA’s) in the north east, the Third Sector, registered providers and associated organisation’s. We support partnership and collaboration between young people and other organisations and providers in the youth homelessness sector.

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BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances, and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services. The programme provides items that meet a child’s most basic needs such as a bed to sleep in, a cooker to provide a hot meal and other items or services critical to child’s wellbeing. All applications must be made

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Government announces £100 million plan to end rough sleeping by 2027

Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government have launched a strategy to end rough sleeping by 2027. The strategy will be backed by an additional £100 million and developed across government in conjunction with charities and experts. It lays out a 3-pronged approach to tackling rough sleeping, including: preventing rough sleeping by providing timely support to those at risk intervening to help people already on

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Tackling Youth Homelessness Conferences 2018 – Report

Tackling Youth Homelessness Conferences 2018 In July 2018, Youth Homeless North East (YHNE) hosted two regional conferences for colleagues from local authority housing, children’s services, youth offending teams with Third Sector partners discuss together how legislation and guidance could improve local responses to youth homelessness, what else might be needed and pledge what action they would take forward from the conferences. Objective The Tackling Youth Homelessness

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Housing First: tackling homelessness for those with complex needs

Housing First (HF) is an alternative homelessness intervention strategy, aimed at people with complex needs, particularly rough sleepers. This House of Commons Library paper describes the principles behind Housing First and outlines some of the evidence behind it. The paper also sets out how Housing First has developed in the UK, and what support that it has been offered by the governments of the UK,

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