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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Young People making Progress in Harrogate

The North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway service is one of the largest services that Foundation deliver. With teams across the whole of the county working with young people, it’s fair to say that Foundation are leading the way in developing services that offer young people sincere and effective opportunities to engage in meaningful and life […]

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Managing Challenging Behaviours – making a difference through sport.

Foundation works with ex-offenders and young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. As well as accommodation based support, Foundation works with these groups through floating support to housed individuals and also to those who are on waiting lists for housing – of which, unfortunately, there are many. One of the primary considerations […]

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Employers supporting Foundation customers into work.

As well as secure housing, a vital element to sustainable, independent living is employment. For people who have been homeless or have a history of offending, getting into work can prove to be a huge challenge. Our Foundation Leeds team have been working hard with local employers to create programs of support and apprenticeships that offer the […]

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Employability Skills – thinking outside the box.

An essential element to living independently is employment. For some of our customers, many of whom have never had steady employment, they need support to develop some of the key skills required in a working environment. At Foundation, our teams work hard to develop innovative opportunities for building these skills, whilst at the same time […]

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