Activities Workers – Young People’s Pathway approach to Progress

Across our North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway (NYYPP), Activities Workers  and Support Workers are developing innovation engagements for the young people they support. From cooking clubs to rhyme time – the activities and group sessions provide essential opportunities for customers to gain skills and enjoy positive experiences. Cooking Clubs Introducing our customers to new and diverse foods […]

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Social Work Students – a partnership that benefits all.

As a charity and registered social landlord, working to support vulnerable people and families, Foundation’s day to day work offers invaluable experience for Social Work students. Working with Universities across the north of England, Foundation have a number of students working within our teams and with our customers, at any one time. We benefit hugely […]

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Foundation response to Supported Housing Consultation.

Between November 2016 and February 2017, the government opened consultation on their proposed changes to funding for supported housing. The summary points of the governments changes are below, you can read the full proposal here. The key elements of the Governments proposal are: •the Local Housing Allowance cap will apply to all tenants in supported […]

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Working through Bereavement.

Our work at Foundation is about supporting vulnerable people and it’s a sad reality that occasionally our teams experience the death of a customer, sometimes in very tragic circumstances. Because we are working to bring our customers together, for them to form new relationships and gain a sense of inclusion, when a customer dies it’s not just […]

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Student Placements at Foundation

Across Foundation we have a number of Social Work students joining us on placements. As well as students being able to fulfil their practice based requirements to complete their qualifications; Foundation teams and customers benefit from the energy and enthusiasm that many of our students bring. Here, two students who recently finished their placements with […]

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Talking Diversity – taking in the flavours of different cultures.

Diversity and multi-cultural communities are hot topics of debate in our current political climate. But there are other ways to engage in the subject of diversity. Here our Durham team report back on their customers are taking up the conversation… ‘On Tuesday the 17th Jan. 2017 the Durham FIT KIT group had a chance to […]

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