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St George’s House are winners of the Team Heros’ Award in Bristol

20 Oct 2021

  We’re so delighted to celebrate that the team at St George’s House were the winners of the TEAM HERO award, at Bristol Young Hero’s awards. Watch for yourself – skip to 2 hours 28 mins 35 sec – and you’ll be buzzing with pride! Bristol Young Heroes Awards 2021 – YouTube and watch them […]

Comfort In Chaos!

01 Oct 2021

Comfort in Chaos was premiered in Bristol on Saturday 18th September 2021 at the 1532 Arts Centre, and it was a brilliant performance. “This evening was treading a tricky path, both presenting an unflinching first-hand insight into difficult and painful topics and yet holding on to messages of hope and resilience in the face of […]

Sleep Out is back!

27 Aug 2021

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

26 Aug 2021

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

23 Jul 2021

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

20 Jul 2021

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

19 Jul 2021

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 […]

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