Community Upgrade Challenge

Funded by SITA Trust, our latest initiative taps into young people's creativity and community spirit to help them lead on creating transformation in their local areas.

Changemakers merging into the Foyer Federation

We are delighted to bring you the news that on 1st September youth leadership charity Changemakers merged into the Foyer Federation. Get the full story here...

Celebrating one year of bringing health to life!

Congratulations to all our Healthy Conversations Hubs...

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.

Healthy Conversations

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

Events & Training

Dates for your diary! We've got a whole load of exciting events coming up this year...

Open Talent: a retrospective

Some of the best stories from 3 years of Open Talent

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.
Read more about Marvin and others →

Marvin's story, performance

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

Marcella's story

“Their support helped me to realise my true potential and I feel as though I’m living my dream.”"

A place at Ilford Foyer was a godsend, the support staff were amazing – they encouraged me to stay at university and made me see that I shouldn’t allow my dyslexia to hold me back. When I decided to start my business, I had help at every stage.
Read more about Marcella and others →

Marcella's story make up me

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

Kaya's story

“It took time, but with support, I slowly became more comfortable with the people and the place.”"

After supporting my parents through drug and alcohol rehab, I needed things to change. I wanted space to explore my interests and to do this I had to be away from home. I’d heard positive things about Plymouth Foyer, so I decided to apply to become a resident.
Read more about Kaya and others →

Kaya's Press Pass

Latest from the Foyer Federation

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Green Party MP Caroline Lucas visits Brighton Foyer

Last month, Brighton & Hove Foyer were visited by Caroline Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion and the only Green Party representative to currently sit in the House of Commons. Several residents met with Caroline and discussed issues…


Guest blog: Taking on the Giant

In our latest guest blog, we’re bringing you something slightly different. Taking on the Giant is an initiative which aims to celebrate, inspire and empower young people to make an exceptional difference in the world. Their mission…

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Young people wanted for survey on crime in the media

A University of Sussex researcher a is seeking young people top take part in a survey on crime, the media and ethnicity. The study is looking at the impacts of crime in the media on black minority ethnic…


Free financial capability financial capability courses

The Money for Life Challenge are offering free, fully funded accredited financial capability courses for those working or volunteering in the not-for-profit sector. The courses are perfect for anyone interested in leading money management sessions or getting involved in…

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