News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

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Members Roadshow Event

Here at the Foyer Federation we love getting out and about to see our members! So we decided to get into the Christmas spirit early by holding member-only events in Manchester and London in November. These…

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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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Foyer Residents at the BBC!

Three residents from YMCA DownsLink Group’s Foyers took part in this year’s BBC Open Newsroom event. We featured the opportunity in our members’ newsletter in September. Lee Scott, Engagement Coordinator at YMCA Downslink Group, saw the event…


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…