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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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 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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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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