Housing

APG on Youth Participation

Tonight we held our second meeting of the APG on Youth Participation focusing on Housing and Homelessness! With a focus on homeless prevention legislation, we heard from Shannon Gordon a youth apprentice at NIYF and then Grainia Long the CEO of the NI Housing Executive Thank you to the 8 MLA’s from all main parties and...

NIHE Development Group

What an amazing group of young people they have shown some phenomenal dedication to this program and we have been super busy over the previous weeks. Over the past weeks we have : Participated in a civic initiative workshop Looked at housing rights Selected working groups for the CHF Looking and self care and crating positive affirmations for each other Transitioning...

Level 1 OCN in pre-tenancy life skills

6 young people who engage within NIYF projects have participated in a 2 day workshop completing a Level 1 OCN in pre-tenancy life skills HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO EACH OF YOU Together they looked at - Rights & responsibilities as tenants Applying for different housing options and processes of these Money management Understanding what it means to...

All-Party Group – First Official Meeting

Another busy night for our first official meeting as an ‘All-Party Group’!! Natalie & Colin presented on our health summary report Eoin & Carla opened our new theme of Housing & Homelessness providing context on what is the current situation in NI & what ongoing work are NIYF doing. Paul & Amanda joined them to answer questions...

NIHE Development Group

NIHE Development Group Busy recap for the group who have been full steam ahead over the last month They have been involved in: - Housing rights training delivered by youth apprentice - Meet with GRO's and CDO's round at the housing executive - Setting up integration plans into the Central Housing forums working groups - Shadow GRO's...

NIHE Youth Forum

Great to get young people from the NIHE Youth Forum round to the housing centre today to meet with with the Community cohesion team Good Relation Officers Community Development Officers These young people have so much to offer on a local and regional level. We look forward to seeing this collaborative work develop

DFC Springvale plumbing group!

Week 3 of our DFC Springvale plumbing group! For the final session we… Recapped what we had learned Explored what the Housing Executive do Discussed the point system and support Went over children’s rights! Most importantly we had fun! Played a few team games and got PUMPED for go-karting next week!

NIHE Development Group

Last night the young people braved the cold and we: Had food Engaged in amazing conversations Looking at goals and how they can affect us in all aspects of life Looking at the next steps of the program Planning other activities we can do as a group And most importantly had fun It was great to...

NIHE Development Group

What an amazing few days @sheep_island_view with this inspiring group.of young people each and everyone pushed themselves and gave it their all Plenty of laughs, emotions, insightful conversations and finally the gift of just being present in each others company Massive thank you to Tony Clarke from

New programme opportunity

We have a new project starting TOMORROW If you are interested in - Housing issues and creating change - Having your voice heard - Learning and growing as a person - More importantly, having an amazing time Contact the page or James directly for more information Thank you to the Housing Executive for their continued support

NIHE Youth Forum Residential

The wait is over!! Have a look at the first day of our recent residential https://www.facebook.com/NIYouthForum/videos/203846448792709 The group celebrated their culture and educated their peers in the different aspects of what makes their culture unique We explored; - Traditional music - Traditional Dance - Traditional Food - historical Structures and buildings Have a look and witness...