Quotes from Young people on the project
Starting earlier is better, by the time I’m 18 I will know it all!
If I was not on the House Project, I would have to learn this at 18 with less support
If it was not for the House Project, I would not get so much support
I’m going to have a job, own flat and hopefully be driving before I’m 18 and I don’t know anyone else that has that at my age
Its been hard work but worth it and I have a place to call home
Young person's voice is at the heart of all decision making
Their collective views and ideas drive the development of all house projects through a platform called Care Leavers National Movement. They meet on a regular basis to share good practice, talk about and find solutions to any challenges they are facing and to suggest new ways of doing things. They work hard, have fun and their views make a real difference to how young people leave care and move to independence.
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