Julia has worked in Supported Accommodation for 8 years. Before that she was the lead on a Family Intervention Project within the Social Housing Sector. This received national recognition for the positive outcomes it achieved for young people.
Julia has extensive experience of working with young people leaving care, ensuring that they achieve the best possible outcomes in their accommodation.
In 2018 the Housing Plus Academy Think Tank ran a two day event on ‘ Homelessness: A National Scandal.’ As part of the response to the event the Housing and Communities team at the London School Of Economics then commenced to look at innovative and collaborative models that successfully prevented homelessness. Given that a significant proportion of the homelessness population have been in care and the approach that the House Project was taking with young people they worked with the NHP to draw up the following case study that was included in their final report.Read more
Islington Council has become the first local authority in the country to ensure that all young people leaving care in the borough are provided with wi-fi broadband access at home for the first 12 months they live independently.Read more