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Jane Slowey: Reflections

As I begin my last day as Chief Executive of the Foyer Federation and set out on the next stage of my own personal journey, it’s perhaps not surprising that I wanted to pause for breath…

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Asila addresses SMMT’s National Recognition Event

On 29th November, Asila from YMCA Derbyshire shared her experience of taking part in a 25-week work experience programme with Toyota as part of the Foyer Federation – Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) partnership….

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Young People Grill CEO Candidates!

The Foyer Federation believes in transforming the lives of young people and putting young people at the heart of everything we do. So practice what we preach right..? On Monday 28th November, three young people from…

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Work Experience at the Foyer Federation

At the end of October 2016 the team at the Foyer Federation were glad to welcome Jessica Andrews for a two-week work experience placement. This is what Jess had to say about her experience: I recently…

Housing Plus Academy Events: Young Tenants Matter

YOUNG TENANTS MATTER: Challenges and opportunities for under 35s. Cuts in housing benefit for under-35s will make sharing a home essential for low paid, out of work young people. The housing benefit cap will make many…

Rosie’s Story

Rosie, 25, moved into Plymouth Foyer when she was 17 years old. “Throughout my teenage years my brother struggled with drugs, it caused a lot of arguments in my family and lead to a hostile home…

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Jane’s letter to Practice Event delagates

Dear friends, When I joined the Foyer Federation in 2004, the Board told me I was joining an organisation at a crossroads. We had an established and growing network. Accreditation had been made compulsory (perhaps the…