Practice Models

‘YouthHub is a place where I can be myself’

Group of young people and members of ‘Street Law Project’, YHNE, 2018   Our  YouthHub sessions to help young people at risk of homelessness kicked off yesterday in Mea House (Newcastle) as part of our project ‘every young person has the right to a home’. A big group of young people between 14-25 years old spoke openly about how to tackle challenges they might face such

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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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Active Inclusion Newcastle

Active Inclusion Newcastle is a partnership approach developed as part of the Newcastle City Council 2013-16 budget setting process. It responds to the growth in demand for information, advice and support for financial inclusion and housing advice which need to be met at the same time as resources and capacity are reducing across the council and partners. Active Inclusion Newcastle improves the coordination and consistency

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The Definitive Guide to Buying a House – A Guide for First Time Buyers

The Definitive Guide to Buying a House – A Guide for First Time Buyers   Buying a house is something almost everyone aspires to do. But in 2016, home ownership in England fell to its lowest level in 30 years – highlighting how difficult it can be to get on the property ladder. Saving up a deposit, finding somewhere suitable, and buying the property for

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Housing First England: Guidance & toolkits

Homeless Link have produced and compiled a set of up-to-date, practical guidance and tools to support the delivery of successful Housing First services. Guidance for providers, social landlords & commissioners: Housing First Guidance for Providers.pdf Housing First Guidance for Social Landlords.pdf Housing First Guidance for Commissioners.pdf For more information and to view the full resource list, please click here.

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How to rent: The checklist for renting in England

When you enter an assured shorthold tenancy – the most common type – you are entering into a contractual arrangement. This gives you some important rights but also some responsibilities. This guide will help you to understand what questions to ask, what your rights are, and what responsibilities you have. This will help you create a positive relationship with your landlord, but we also tell

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The 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, developed jointly by Barnardo’s  and St Basils, 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

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St Basils: Youth Justice Accommodation Pathway

The Youth Justice Accommodation Pathway (YJAP) is a practical tool that local authorities, criminal justice agencies and other partners can use to plan accommodation and support services for young people aged 16 – 25 who have been involved with the criminal justice system. It has been developed in collaboration with agencies working with and for young people with an offending history, and is informed by

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AMRP Relocation Scheme

Have you considered relocating to the North East of England? There are lots of reasons for wanting or needing to move; you might have family links, want a change of lifestyle, to live somewhere more rural or you may be struggling to find affordable accommodation in your local area. AMRP have developed a simple and hassle-free process for anyone who’d like to relocate to the

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Centrepoint Helpline

If you’re young and worried you might be homeless – the Centrepoint Helpline is here for you. The helpline offers advice to anyone in England aged 16-25. If you’re worried about a young person you know, the helpline can also help you. Everyone deserves a safe and stable place to live. It’s scary when you don’t know where to turn. The Centrepoint Helpline connects you to the

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