Foundation Build’s its Peer Mentoring Program

Foundation has a passionate commitment to supporting their customers into volunteering activities. This aids their employment skills and social inclusion – giving opportunities to meet new people and build confidence in new environments. Customer volunteering is incredibly powerful when it can be used to support other customers. Peer mentoring is being introduced to customers in […]

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Joseph Rowntree Homelessness Monitor: England 2017 – Foundation response

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation recently released their Homelessness Monitor for England 2017. Foundation CEO, Maggie Jones, gave the following statement in response: This latest report from JRF provides compelling evidence of  just how wide the gap is becoming between housing benefit levels and the true cost of rents across the country. Foundation work with private […]

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Making a Special Place – Garden project in Darlington

At Foundation we often talk about ‘home’ being so much more than a house. Customers in Darlington have been working together with volunteers and students, to make a special place outdoors. The garden project, named by the group as ‘Dene’s Project’ has run since late February. A beautiful transformation is taking place… Dene’s Project Blog […]

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Foundation Recognised As An Investor in People

Foundation, a housing charity based in the North of England has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. Foundation was established in 1984 in Leeds by a small team of probation officers who were determined to provide homes and support for those leaving […]

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Foundation launch the North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway

Although the service has been up and running for a number of months, the Harrogate Progress Group hosted an official ‘launch event’ on Thursday 23rd March. Here is the story of the event and the service: Foundation launch the North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway. On Thursday, 23rd March 2017, Progress Group in Harrogate hosted a […]

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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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