News and updates from ourselves and the Foyer network.

Foyers views sought for inquiry into 16 plus care options

A large number of young care leavers live in Foyers so changes in how they are supported could have a significant impact. The Foyer Federation responds to government inquiries to promote Foyer’s vision of Advantaged Thinking…

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Young People Present Manifesto at Youth Homeless Parliament

The Foyer Federation had the privilege of accompanying a team of young people from across the network to The Youth Homeless Parliament on the 16th of December to present The Foyer Federations Manifesto, followed by lively…

Dates for 2014 regional network meetings

Regional network meetings are an opportunity for staff from our member Foyers to come together to share best practice with the Foyer Federation and other members, a great opportunity for experienced staff and those new to…

Satellite application deadline – 17th January

The deadline is fast approaching for applications to join year two of the Healthy Conversations programme. Successful applicants will receive training, support, and £15k in funding. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 17th January. To find…

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Celebrating life changing achievements with Mayday Trust

The achievements of people realising their ambitions despite difficult life challenges were celebrated recently at the 2013 Mayday Trust Awards Ceremony. Aspirations can be the last thing on your mind if you are experiencing homelessness, addiction,…

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Not Just Fair Traders

A group of 6 young people from Barking Foyer want to challenge us to change the world, starting by changing our morning cup of coffee. The group have set up a company Not Just Fair Traders…

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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…