10 August 2022Setting the agenda: Care experienced people bring their key messages to decision makers
On July 18th, the National Leaving Care Benchmarking Forum held the online event "In Their Own Words: Experiences and Insights From Care Experienced Young People". Nat O’Brien, Coproduction and Engagement Lead for NLCBF summarises the event below.
05 August 2022Catch22 to deliver new finance, benefit, and debt service
Catch22 secures major Ministry of Justice contract to deliver finance, benefit and debt support for people on probation. The service set to help more than 10,000 offenders in bid to reduce reoffending rates
04 August 2022New Dependency and Recovery Service in London
Catch22, supporting The Forward Trust, has won a contract to deliver the Dependency and Recovery Service in London.
28 July 2022TikTok Creative Academy: Manchester Pop Up Event
‘Acceptance, culture, history and diversity’ are what makes Manchester a creative city according to local young people who attended our first TikTok Creative Academy pop up session last week. Our Policy and Events Manager, Milly Harrison, summarises the event below.
27 July 2022Why social capital is so important to people looking for meaningful work
Inspiring Connections Project Manager, Lydia Newell explores the importance of social capital and how the programme is helping those with barriers to achieve their career goals.
26 July 2022Finding solutions: what will break the underemployment trap?
In our third employability roundtable, we look at solutions for youth underemployment, specifically concentrating on what policy makers and businesses can do to help support job-seekers and employees. In this blog, Catch22 Director of Communications, Melissa Milner, outlines the conversation and recommendations made.
20 July 2022Included: Practical tips for online engagement
Do you deliver training or workshops to young people online? Interested in sharing your top tips for engagement and finding out how others do it?
19 July 2022Angela Rayner MP meets local teens on NCS
Angela Rayner MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, joined a group of Tameside teenagers taking part in the NCS (National Citizen Service) Summer programme, delivered by Catch22.
18 July 2022NCS: Building young people’s confidence and independence
Every young person who takes part in our NCS programmes has the opportunity to develop new skills and build their confidence. Here, we find out what difference this made to Amara, as she prepared to head off to a new Sixth Form.
12 July 2022Online Safety Bill: Balancing safety with opportunity
In coalition with other organisations, Catch22 is campaigning for the Online Safety Bill to truly reflect the needs for children to be safe online – but also be allowed the opportunity to thrive. Here, we outline our recommendations.
06 July 2022Wisdom Wednesdays: How important is digital inclusion for prison leavers?
Access to digital devices and data can provide a lifeline for individuals leaving prison. After receiving a SIM card through Vodafone’s charities connected scheme, one of the service users from our Personal Wellbeing Service was able to arrange housing visits, communicate with their university and family and friends.
27 June 2022NCS: Fun, fundraising and building futures
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