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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Foundation is ‘flipping’ fantastic!

From Poplar Villa in North Yorkshire, to Calderdale – customers across Foundation have been enjoying pancakes! The Calderdale Team decided to celebrate Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day) by arranging a cooking session where customers had a go as making their own pancakes. This is an old tradition that some of us take for granted. Calderdale’s customers […]

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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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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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Diversity – Durham Team continue celebrating culture and difference.

A few weeks ago we shared news of Durham staff and customers looking at issues of diversity through foods. This week, they continue to look at diversity and cultures, but through an altogether different medium… Lucy, from our Durham team: In the light of the upcoming Chinese New Year, called ‘Spring Festival’ celebration, and the […]

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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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