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Commercial partner Reconomy has reaffirmed its commitment to the pioneering Wolverhampton House Project
17th December 2020
Reconomy has reaffirmed its commitment to a pioneering programme that is providing support and accommodation for young care leavers. The Wolverhampton House Project is a partnership between The City of Wolverhampton Council, The National House Project and Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste management and resource-led services.
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