Sleep Out is back!
1625 Independent People are organising their annual Sleep Out event, in person, on Thursday 21st October 2021. We held a really fun and successful Sleep Out event in November 2019 at the Amphitheatre, and you can see photos from that event here. Where and when? The Lloyds Amphitheatre, Thursday 21st October from 7pm- 7am! […]
£1.6million partnership boosts opportunities for local care leavers
1625 Independent People (1625ip) is delighted to announce it has been awarded grant funding by Youth Futures Foundation and the West of England Combined Authority. The £1.6 million award includes £875,000 from Youth Futures and £720,000 from the Combined Authority. It secures the organisation’s ability to support over 150 young people who are leaving care […]
Barcan+Kirby tell us about their support for 1625 Independent People
Barcan+Kirby have been a fantastic supporter of 1625ip. They have come up with loads of fun and creative fundraising challenges, and showed their passion to support charities local to them. Read on to hear their account… We took 1625 Independent People on as our charity of the year in 2020 and had lots of ideas […]
Recruitment Open Day in Easton
Come and ask questions about working with young people & learn about working for a charity 1625 Independent People are a charity that supports young people who’ve experienced homelessness or care. We have a range of employment opportunities so you can make a difference to young people, including direct youth work, administration, and management, offering […]
Coronavirus update: staying covid secure
Coronavirus update: staying covid secure Since the start of the pandemic, we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19. Following the lifting of government restrictions on 19th July 2021, we have kept our working safely guidance in place. We have a Pandemic Contingecy Team (PCT) who oversee this. Here’s an […]
Head office refresh!
As our office begins to open up again, we are more eager than ever to have a beautiful space for 1625ip colleagues to work in and young people to feel welcomed and safe. With the help of Ian Williams and Crown Paints, we now have a beautifully painted main office for our front facing colleagues […]
Comfort in Chaos: new music and spoken word for jazz ensemble and poets
Comfort in Chaos new music and spoken word for jazz ensemble and poets celebrating the work of 1625 Independent People composed by Harriet Riley and Pete Judge ‘Comfort in Chaos’ is a suite of new compositions inspired by, and aiming to raise awareness of the 1625 Independent People. The suite will be premiered in […]