Blogs from the Foyer Federation team and our friends. Reflections on our work, the Foyer approach, working with young people and other interesting things. To discuss contributing to this blog please email pip@foyer.net

Policy Update from our Director Of Policy and Impact

The last few months have seen rapid and significant changes in the relationship between Housing Associations and Government. The introduction in the budget of measures including a 1% reduction in social rent over the next four…

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BLOG: Fiddling while Rome burns?

I’ve just returned from the National Housing Federation Conference in Birmingham.  I had been asked to participate in an ‘Ideas Lab’ focused on ‘Strengthening the Employment and Skills Offer to Young People’. The brief was to…

ACHIEVING OUR ADVANTAGED THINKING MISSION: HOW WE NEED TO BE

The Foyer Federation is an organisation which seeks to be innovative, inclusive and inspirational; values we’ve held dear for several years. 12 months ago, on 1st September 2014 youth leadership charity Changemakers merged into the Foyer…

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What do we mean by a ‘New Youth Offer’?

The UK Foyer network is at a crossroads. Increased pressure on public funding for housing related support, and a local commissioning environment that is becoming increasingly prescriptive is making a Foyer service impossible to deliver under…