Home is not a place, it’s a feeling… Foundation services give emotional and practical support.

Our young people have often faced homelessness and may have had a tough start in life. At Mercury House hostel the cooking groups offer a great deal of practical support to help the young people develop some of the practical skills required to run their own home:

Health and nutrition, food preparation, cooking, budgeting.

But what is it that makes a house a home?

Community, friendship, self-care, pride, camaraderie …

Paul said he didn’t like spaghetti bolognaise, but he’d never tried it. Once he did, he ate a whole bowl! A group of four cooked and ate together for less than £4.


The Great Foundation Bake Off! Serious stuff!

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Friday night ‘Pizza school’ included conversation about college options and aspirations for the future.

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Popcorn! £2.30 and great fun! Stand back!!

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