News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

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Toyota Derbyshire is geared up to help young people find work

Young residents from YMCA Derbyshire are reaping the rewards of their involvement in a Working Assets programme delivered by the Foyer Federation and funded by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. The programme has seen…

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Young Exeter residents launch cooking on a budget DVD

As part of Healthy Conversations Exeter Foyer residents teamed up with Fotonow Media to design and produce a film, called ‘Food with the Foyer’, to show creative ways of eating healthily while on a budget. The launch event included…

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Housing that benefits all young people

From time to time in recent years the policy proposal to withdraw automatic entitlement to housing benefit for under 25’s gets ‘run up the flagpole’. Through our engagement with the Youth Action Group and other policy…

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Pop Up Talent: The automotive edition

Some young people may have all the qualifications in the world and others may not even have their GCSE’s but every young person’s got a talent and it’s important for employers to look past qualifications and…

Kathy Gilmore appointed as new Network Trustee

Big news! We’re happy to announce that we’ve appointed a new Network Trustee, who will help the Foyer Federation Board shape our future strategy, develop new ideas & services and secure better outcomes for young people. Kathy…

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Open Talent: A frame of mind

On September 9th over 60 Foyer staff and residents, as well as delegates from the Grundtvig programme, gathered in Birmingham at Fazeley Studios to celebrate the completion of their Open Talent Service Development Package (OTSDP). Open Talent…

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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…