News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

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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…

CHADD On-Route Foyer opens new Base 97 Project

The SITA Trust have teamed up with the Foyer Federation to fund and deliver exciting new challenges for young people aged 14-25 in the West Midlands and the North East England. CHADD On-Route Foyer in Dudley…

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Chance for Change: Rights of Passage programme are recruiting

  Chance for Change’s Rites of Passage programme, funded by the Big Lottery and externally evaluated, is an outdoor personal development programme for young people aged 18-28 designed specifically to develop independence skills. Chance for Change…