FIT-KIT: Foundation Inclusion Tools

Over the last few years Foundation have developed their FIT – KIT (Foundation Inclusion Tools). These activities cover many of the skills that Foundation support their customers with, helping them to gain confidence for independent living. Topics covered include budgeting, cooking, health and well-being. Though the FIT-KITS can be worked through individually, they are well […]

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Co-Production in Action

Foundation has a strong ethos of Co-Production. This is where services and customers work together to build and deliver the service. Though it takes time to work towards this in it truest sense, across Foundation activities are taking place to build understanding and confidence in Co-Production. Darlington Foundation Darlington attended a local volunteer fayre in […]

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North Yorkshire Young People – making Progress

Initiated by our Harrogate team, across the North Yorkshire in our young people’s pathway services, Progress groups are leading the way forward for change. Now well established, the Harrogate Progress group runs on a Thursday. The group attracts up to 35 attendees every week and is working to establish good relationships with customers as well […]

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Activities for life: North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway

All over North Yorkshire, our teams are working with young people as part of the Young People’s Pathway service. The service supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness; through offering supported accommodation and the opportunity to engage in activities that help individuals to gain skills for independent living and employment, develop […]

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Housing – much more than bricks and mortar.

As a homelessness charity, very often working around issues of housing, you could be lead to thinking that the practicalities of managing housing are simply about material things; bricks and mortar, painting and polishing. These two examples of work from across our organisation demonstrate clearly that even when it comes to ‘houses’, it’s always about […]

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Leading by example – working with young people.

Foundation works with many different customer groups across the north of England. One of the largest services we run is the Young People’s Pathway in North Yorkshire (NYYPP). This service offers young people the necessary support, advice and mediation to enable them to stay in their present accommodation. Where it is not possible for someone […]

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