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FUNDRAISING, PARTNERSHIPS AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGERS (3 ROLES)

18 Jul 2022

Do you want to shape young people’s future? 1625 Independent People is the South West’s leading youth homelessness charity with a national reputation for establishing best practice, involving young people and ensuring strong partnership working. This is a unique time for the charity as we are investing in three new management roles to lead our […]

1625ip Prize Draw 🎉

06 Jul 2022

Temple Cycles x Tozer Signs Prize Draw aims to raise £5,000 to support 1625 Independent People to deliver vital services to young people facing homelessness in the South West. We believe it is not enough to just provide a roof over someone’s head; we provide specialist services to support complex needs, providing more responsive, tailored […]

My solution to chronic mental health disservice

11 May 2022

Imagine a service that met our needs, where our mental health was as important, if not more important, than our physical health. Where the relationship of the worker and trust and consistency of care is central to supporting an individual, and communities are built around strength and resilience. Better service, that we deserve A better […]

Supported housing provided for young people in South Glos through a new partnership

30 Mar 2022

From April 2022, young people will be provided supported housing at Charles England House, through a partnership between 1625 Independent People (1625ip), Bromford House, and South Glos Council. 1625ip have been providing specialist services for young homeless people, care leavers and teenage parents in South Gloucestershire for 27 years. ‘Having worked alongside colleagues at Charles […]

Board Member Vacancies

28 Feb 2022

We are committed to creating a more diverse Board that represents the young people we serve and particularly welcome applicants from groups where representation is lower, this currently would include Black, Asian, Muslim, LGBTQ+ and disabled applicants. Please find full details of how to apply here. The deadline for application submissions is 23:59, 10 April […]

Collaboration with Gloucestershire Mentoring Programme

17 Feb 2022

1625 Independent People is excited to be one of seven trusted organisations collaborating to offer Gloucestershire Mentoring Programme, a new early intervention support service.  This Programme is for girls and young women in Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire – specifically, those at risk of becoming linked to criminal activity, either directly or indirectly, though they might […]

Reboot West: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

31 Jan 2022

Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help care leavers progress in education, training and employment (EET) What is ACT? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, together with commitment and behaviour change strategies, to increase psychological flexibility. The notion of psychological flexibility is about being able […]

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