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

Experiencing a merger: an honest assessment

Now a member of the Senior Management Team, Lizzie Moore joined the Foyer Federation as Partnerships Director on 1st September. Here Lizzie writes openly and honestly about what it’s like to go through a merger. There is…

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re/ACT – Celebrating 5 years of change

On September 4th, the Changemakers team, who recently merged into the Foyer Federation, celebrated five years of running the Future Cultural Leaders programme, which has been funded by the Big Lottery. The Future Cultural Leaders programme…

Guest Blog: No Home, No Job, No Hope

Originally written for a local publication in Cornwall, this guest blog comes from Christopher Pearman, formerly of Diageo – one of the founders of the Foyer Federation. Chris remained involved in our work as a member of the Accreditation…

Guest blog: Rosie Ferguson, CEO London Youth

When I was 19 and a student at Goldsmiths,  I organised a series of DJing workshops in the student’s union for young people from local youth clubs.  I did this to bridge the void that I…

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Celebrating one year of bringing health to life

1 programme. 12 months. 21 Healthy Conversation Hubs. Countless lives improved across the UK. The Foyer Federation would like to say a massive congratulations to all those involved in year one of our Big Lottery Funded…

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The Chance: Swindon Foyer and BMW partner up

Emma, the Foyer Trainer in Swindon has spent the last few months working alongside SMMT, the Foyer Federation and BMW, to get a Working Assets programme off the ground. Her role has involved arranging work experience…

Time for a dose of Advantaged Thinking?

The government is currently consulting on a proposal that would allow them to delegate additional children’s social care functions to ‘third party providers’. Local authorities have been able to outsource Looked after Children and Care Leaver…