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About our new look

17 Jun 2021

Why we decided to refresh our look and why this is important We have been working over the past 9 months to develop our new website. We have given our logo a fresh lick of paint and developed our branding to be more young person friendly. Our new website and revised branding will support us to communicate and engage better […]

Coronavirus update for young people

08 Jun 2021

As introduce a new website, we wanted to provide updated information for young people about our work in light of covid restrictions. We are working to keep delivering services to young people with as little disruption as possible. We offer face to face work where possible, working safely all the time, and taking into account […]

Our digital journey with support from Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation

02 Jun 2021

“One small step for 1625 Independent People. One giant leap for young people facing homelessness”   We’re so excited to take the next step on our digital journey thanks to Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation. As part of the Tech for Good Build Programme, we’ll be exploring how technology can be used to its […]

Womble Bond Dickinson announces

02 Jun 2021

We are delighted to announced that we have a new partnership with Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD).  The firm will be supporting 16-25 Independent People, One25 and FareShare South West, through fundraising, volunteering and pro-bono activity. Dom Wood, our CEO  says “We are delighted to be a chosen charity partner of WBD, and we’re […]

1625ip and UK Curry Connect Celebrate Ramadan

20 Apr 2021

This year, we were so lucky that Curry Connect supported us over Ramadan with delivering food to Woodleaze and St Georges hostel for Iftar. They also held a Zoom meeting for 1625ip colleagues and young people who use our services to ask the Weston Supermare Imam questions about Ramadan. We are so excited to be […]

Gaming for Good

18 Apr 2021

We recently partnered with End Youth Homelessness to launch the first-ever national gaming festival, Gaming for Good. Between the 2nd to 17th April gamers up and down the country got online and raised an astounding £27,500 to support our mission. The amount of money raised meant we were able to provide 227 ‘move on’ packs […]

Supporting young people into education and employment

15 Apr 2021

ABRI and Inspired to achieve have generously funded a new role at 1625 Independent People, a Team leader for education, employment, and training services. We spoke to Ellis Rodrigues, who has recently been appointed to the role, about the charity and what she thought about the exciting new opportunity. “At 1625 Independent People we provide […]

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