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We’re Seeking Board Members!

12 Jul 2024

Board Members Voluntary / Unremunerated Bristol About five Board meetings are held a year, mostly in-person and normally in the evening (6.30pm – 9pm) At 1625 Independent People (1625) we have worked with young people in the South West for over 40 years. We are award-winning experts in providing services for young people who are […]

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT – Jamelia and Julie

07 Jun 2024

In celebration of Volunteer’s Week (3-9 June 2024) we sat down with Jamelia and Julie as they shared their journey in our 1625 Volunteer Community Mentoring Programme. Watch below: Could you be a mentor to a young person? Check out our volunteering and mentoring opportunities here.

Meet Megs, YES Business Development Manager

21 May 2024

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month and the launch of Big Give’s Kind2Mind fundraising campaign (14-28 May 2024), we interviewed Megs, the Business Development Manager for our Youth Education Service (YES). During our conversation, we explored Meg’s passion for supporting young people and her insights on education’s crucial role in supporting mental health for […]

Meet Our Reboot West Team Leader

14 May 2024

In celebration of Mental Health Week and the launch of Big Give’s Kind2Mind fundraising campaign (14-28 May 2024), we interviewed the Team Leader for Reboot West. We spoke about why they decided on their career path, what they enjoy about working with young people and their thoughts on mental health challenges among young people facing […]

Bristol City Council and 1625 Independent People are creating new homes for young people

05 Mar 2024

Bristol City Council and youth homelessness charity 1625 Independent People (1625) are coming together to create more new homes for young people in the city. Co-designed with young people, the council and 1625 are partnering to create 8-10 new affordable homes for young people who are ready to live independently. The new homes are a […]

Career Progression Stories: Hannah Green

01 Mar 2024

At 1625, we are passionately dedicated to fostering the growth and development of our colleagues, empowering them to excel in their careers. Explore Hannah Green’s (Building Futures Team Leader) journey in our latest instalment of ‘Career Progression Stories.’ “When I first applied for a maternity cover position at 1625, I saw it as a chance […]

Reboot West – Helping young people leaving care to progress in education and work

26 Feb 2024

Confidence – Skills – Fulfilling lives “I have goals and ambitions – I actually feel like I can do it now” “The support I have received has been more than just a step to a career path. My work with my Reboot West Coach has been substantial to me understanding that I am capable and […]

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