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Burnt Oak residents receive a massive BOOST

A new pilot project aimed at helping Burnt Oak residents find had a successful launch recently. The new project called BOOST, (Burnt Oak Opportunity Support Team), held its official launch on Saturday, 25 July, at its base in Burnt Oak library, complete with cake-cutting ceremony and music from two local rappers. Residents and members of [...]

2015-08-12T09:58:51+00:00 July 29th, 2015|

Development Update Video – April 2015

Barnet Homes are currently building 40 new properties for affordable rent. Barnet Homes TV takes a look at Haldane Close and Tarling Road, where demolition work has begun to clear old, disused garages and replace them with nine new homes on each site. Trainee Projects Manager Sally Young takes us through the work so far, [...]

2015-05-29T10:12:30+00:00 April 18th, 2015|

Your Choice Barnet Board Member vacancy

Help us make a difference to the lives of disabled people £4,000 a year + expenses - estimated one day per month required Based at Barnet House - Whetstone Your Choice Barnet provides a range of services to people with a range of learning and physical disabilities. We support more than 200 people and are [...]

2015-03-31T09:26:12+00:00 March 16th, 2015|

Your Choice Barnet implementing actions required following CQC inspection

Barnet Supported Living Service was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on 6 and 7 August 2014. The report was published on CQC's website on 26 February 2015. Barnet Supported Living Service has five schemes across the London Borough of Barnet, providing care and support to people with a learning disability, mental health needs [...]

2015-02-26T11:08:41+00:00 February 26th, 2015|

Your Choice Barnet refutes ratings awarded in CQC Inspection Report

Barnet Supported Living Service was inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on 6 and 7 August 2014. The report was published on CQC's website on 26 February 2015. Barnet Supported Living Service has five schemes across the London Borough of Barnet, providing care and support to people with a learning disability, mental health needs [...]

2015-08-06T09:30:45+00:00 February 26th, 2015|

Tracey Lees leaves The Barnet Group to pursue unique opportunity

Tracey Lees, Chief Executive of Barnet Homes since 2008 and Your Choice and The Barnet Group since 2012, is leaving to become Chief Executive of Wandle Housing Association. Tracey has worked for more than 30 years in social housing for a number of Local Authorities, Registered Providers and ALMOs. In 2014 Barnet Homes was voted [...]

2015-02-04T12:58:58+00:00 February 4th, 2015|

New Barnet Homes film tackles youth homelessness

Last summer, Barnet Homes commissioned youth charity Exposure to produce a film to show how the mediation work that they can help prevent young people from becoming homeless. Homeless Truths, which lasts around eight minutes, is clearly set in the borough of Barnet. The film is seen through the eyes of a 16-year-old boy, Riley, [...]

2015-02-04T14:05:43+00:00 November 12th, 2014|

Housing Minister visits leading ALMO Barnet Homes

Barnet Homes, the ALMO working for Barnet Council, welcomed the Housing Minister to showcase their success in getting new homes built and set out their future ambitions to deliver more housing for local families. On a visit to Barnet House in Whetstone yesterday, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis praised the work of Barnet Homes, who built [...]

2015-02-23T15:25:23+00:00 October 23rd, 2014|

Development Manager shortlisted for Women in Housing award

Development Manager for The Barnet Group, Susanna Morales, is in the running for a Woman in Housing Award - its organisers Connect In Housing announced its shortlist this month. The category is Best Trainee - obviously the shortlist panel were clearly impressed with Susanna's career progress from trainee to gaining a Master's degree supported by [...]

2015-02-23T15:29:05+00:00 September 26th, 2014|

Barnet Homes supports borough-wide community engagement event

Barnet Council staff will join hundreds of police officers today (25 September) during a mass community engagement event aimed at reaching thousands of residents across the borough. The day will see around 500 police officers, fire-fighters, London Ambulance staff, Barnet Council and Barnet Homes officers, representatives of victim support, drugs workers and other voluntary sector [...]

2015-02-23T15:37:57+00:00 September 23rd, 2014|
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