News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

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Introducing the Healthy Conversations blog

The Healthy Conversations programme has been running since June and is starting to pick up momentum. Over the past few months we have run a range of training days with staff from 20 services around the…

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Open Talent BYTE at Braintree Foyer

Staff from the Foyer Federation had the chance to join the Braintree Youth Talent Enterprise (BYTE) event on Saturday 10th of August. The event formed part of Braintree’s Working Assets project as part of the Henry Smith…

First Australian Foyers Open Talent

The Foyer Federation is proud to have developed a our consultancy friendship with Hanover and Brotherhood of St Laurence, two organisations working to bring a Foyer model to Australia. Tony Nicholson CEO of the Brotherhood was a well-received…

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Holman House launched by Mayday Trust

The Foyer Federation Investor Charity unveiled a new flagship service for mental health recovery in Bedford Holman House, an innovative mentoring and support service for people experiencing mental health-related issues, officially opened its doors in Bedford…

SMMT Learning Forum

Mayday Reporters and Intrepid Explorers Fiona and Kayleigh, visited a learning forum run for our Working Assets project with SMMT. Thanks Fiona and Kayleigh for this blog, including a look at the different projects an interview with SMMT…

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Ludlow Foyer Sleep Out

At our Practice Event we met John Aitken, former mayor of Ludlow, and heard about the Ludlow Cares Charity Sleepout, on September 20th, organised by the Rotary Club. You can join a large group of fundraisers who…

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Money for Life Challenge: Blackburn with Darwen Foyer

Blackburn with Darwen Foyer entered five projects in the Lloyds TSB Money for Life Challenge 2012/13. Two of the teams, ‘Family Foyer Toy Club’ and ‘Veg Box 4 Life’ were Runners-up at the England Final held…

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Foyers rise to the Money for Life Challenge

The second year of the Lloyds TSB Money for Life Challenge saw over 120 innovative and impactful financial capability projects delivered by teams of young people across England. Facilitated by the National Skills Academy for Financial…

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Young People’s Parliament

The Foyer Federation has helped young people from several Foyers attend a Young People’s Parliament, organised by the Housing Minister, in December. This project will continue to engage Foyers and one resident was kind enough to…