Housing

Best Housing Story Award

We would like to congratulate our Blair Niyf for winning the Best Housing Story award, what an incredible achievement This award was in recognition of the work and support that Blair provides across the My P.L.A.C.E Project and other arenas in which she promotes the voice of Young people Well done

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 Housing Executive Supporting Communities

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! Housing Executive Springvale...

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 Housing Executive for joining us, we appreciate...

The Change Project

Orla and Shannon have been out to @blessed_trinity_college on Friday passed to deliver the change project to the year 12 LLW class Focusing on what is homeless Statistics of Homelessness in NI Challenging stereotypes around homelessness We were also invited back for the parents evening for “supporting our teens” tonight where we got to share abit...

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 how...

Sustaining tenancies funded projects

Our Sustaining Tenancies Support worker Blair Niyf was out & about at a shared learning networking event arranged by Housing Executive that was a great success This allowed all the Sustaining tenancies funded projects to come together to share their practice and learn from each other which is extremely important! What a great day, a room...