Mobile Apps to Help North Wales Young People Leaving Home for the First Time

The thought of leaving home for the first time is a daunting prospect for a young person at any time. There are many factors to take into consideration and any help will be surely welcomed; that is the purpose of the ‘Going it Alone’ mobile app. Produced jointly between Cartrefi Conwy (a Registered Social Landlord and are one of North Wales’ foremost providers of affordable, high quality homes), Tape and Film and Livetech Creative; the mobile app pulls in some basic good advice, a rate a property feature and useful links for further information.

The app is available for both iPhone and Android phones and is free to download. Working with the above organizations were a number of participants who helped shape the content of the app and were instrumental in the look and feel of the finished product.

The development was done over a number of weeks with the participants, first looking at the background to mobile apps, the current marketplace and opportunities for gaining exposure for various initiatives. The group then went on to look at the graphics and ease of use of the app.

Cartrefi Conwy (a Registered Social Landlord and are one of North Wales’ foremost providers of affordable, high quality homes) http://www.cartreficonwy.org/

TAPE Community Music and Film is an exciting social enterprise, set up to provide safe, supportive environments where people of all ages and abilities can explore their creative ideas through music, film and the arts. http://www.tapemusicandfilm.co.uk/

Livetech Creative – Web Design North Wales,  North Wales based development team to deliver projects to meet or exceed your requirements. Our strengths are in web site design with content management systems, online shops, use of social networks, search engine optimization, mobile apps and software development. http://www.livetech.co.uk/

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