Practice Models

Barnardos: Care leavers accommodation and support framework

Young people leaving care need somewhere safe and suitable to live to help them make a positive transition into adulthood. Good housing underpins success in other areas of life. This framework draws together expertise from local authorities, voluntary sector organisations and young people across England on how to provide appropriate accommodation for care leavers. The framework has been developed for local authority commissioners, leaving care

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The Key Framework

The Key supports youth and community organisations to assist their young people aged 11-25 to think, plan, do and review their very own project ideas, helping them to explore their own passions, develop important life skills (communication, problem solving, making decisions and more) and self-confidence. The Key exists because we believe all young people should have the opportunity to make the most of their own

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Harbour: Escape the Trap

Harbour will be offering an Escape the Trap programme in Middlesbrough this Spring and is currently open to referrals for young people aged 14+. Escape the Trap, Teenage Abuse Relationship Programme (TRAP) has been developed in acknowledgment of the rising numbers of young people identified as being vulnerable to teenage abuse. It has been adapted in some part from the Freedom Programme, however it uses

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Benefits Employment Action Team (BEAT)

The Benefits, Employment, Action Team (BEAT) is a joint venture between Oasis Aquila Housing and Changing Lives, funded by the Help for Single Homeless Fund. The team supports single (no dependent children) people aged 16 & over who are currently homeless, in supported accommodation or have experienced homelessness, helping them to overcome individual barriers to employment. BEAT “Pre-employment Coaches” support service users to find stability and

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Gateshead :Housing & Mental Health Service

Housing & Mental Health Service In conjunction with the health service, Gateshead Council have employed two Housing & Mental Health officers for an initial 12 month period. They will act as a conduit between health and housing for anyone with an identified housing need. This could be something as simple as helping the client complete a claim for housing benefit to someone being dis-charged from

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Get healthy, live well : Health Service

 Gateshead : Get healthy, live well   A new health service in Gateshead is helping people with their lifestyle changes. Live Well Gateshead is new service for people, who live or work in Gateshead, to get help to tackle their long term health issues such as smoking, lack of exercise, lack of confidence and weight, and they could also get help to identify any underlying

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Your Homes Newcastle : Young Peoples Service – Homeless Prevention

  Youth Homelessness What works – Models and Practice YHN Young Peoples Service – Homeless Prevention Activity undertaken: Since 2008 YHN’s Young Peoples Service have delivered a Homeless Prevention Service for 16/17 year olds at Newcastle Housing Advice Centre. This service is delivered mostly by qualified Social Workers every afternoon from 1-4pm and Young People who are in need of accommodation are assessed using CAF

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Your Homes Newcastle : Young Peoples Service – Floating Support Service

Youth Homelessness What works – Models and Practice   Category Prevention     Support Services   Yes Accommodation     Other (please   specify   Title of case   study/project   YHN   Young Peoples Service – Floating Support Service   Activity undertaken   (including what, where, who and how) We   provide structured preparation for living independently for 16-25 year olds   in YHN

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LGBT The Fed

    LGBT the Fed have released reports and research findings on issues LGBT people face, these issues put to organisations back in 2011 to act upon and help promote positive change have now been reviewed and the organisations were asked to comment on changes they had  made. To view the original 2011 document click here. LGBT the Fed then released progress reports from some of the

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Reducing the Skills Gap – Gathering Support

As you are aware we are in the process of developing a training programme for Reducing the Skills Gap and are also in the process of gathering support for this through a pledge card and e-petition. Myself and the young people involved with the Network are going out and speaking to other groups of young people, employers and education/training providers to raise awareness and gather

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