Practice Event 2014

Taking Advantaged Thinking Action

Launch of Working Assets 2014

The Foyer Federation teams up with the Automative industry to launch an exciting work experience scheme.

21 Years, 21 Stories

We're celebrating our 21st birthday with a showcase of 21 inspirational stories from our history, and the launch of our 7 Year Strategic Vision.

Pop Up Talent

Pop Up Talent is a modern twist on how and where young people connect with employers.

Healthy Conversations

Our new programme bringing health to life, for young people as part of the Big Lottery-funded health & wellbeing portfolio.

Case study: Coming of age. 18 years, 18 stories

Sarah's story

“Currently I’m studying for my Chartered Accountant Qualification, and I have an unconditional offer to study Accountancy at University College London.”"

When I fled a forced marriage, I was disowned by my family. With no one to turn to I approached my local council. They told me about Foyers and explained that they help young people with work, education and training needs. Education has always been important to me so the idea that I’d be encouraged to study appealed to me.
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Sarah's story

Case study: Coming of age. 18 years, 18 stories

Marvin's story

“Whatever happens in the future though, I plan to continue working with young people.”"

The Foyer struck me as a homely place with a real sense of community. I wanted to be part of it, so I spoke to staff about becoming a resident.
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Marvin's story, performance

Case study: Coming of age. 18 years, 18 stories

Sharon's story

“I’ve gained communication and teamwork skills, plus experience in dealing with suppliers and other external contacts.”"

When I was 16 my adoptive mum told me we were moving to Spain. When we were over there I’d come home from school crying because I couldn’t speak Spanish, so I fell behind in lessons and found it hard to make friends. Eventually I spoke to my sister in the UK about how unhappy I was, so she came over to Spain and brought me back. I stayed with her for a while, but needed something more permanent, so I contacted Connexions who put me in touch with Barking Foyer.
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Sharon's story

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