#mentalhealthawarenessweek – Barnsley Futures

Barnsley Futures is a consortium between Foundation, West Yorkshire CRC and Touchstone. Holden House is a 42 bed multiple needs hostel in the centre of Barnsley. This week in #mentalhealthawarenessweek. The theme for 2018 is around stress awareness, especially in the workplace. At Holden House in Barnsley, customers are taking part in a consultation, helping […]

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Turning Lives Around – Beacon partner

Leeds Housing Concern has become, Turning Lives Around (TLA). TLA are lead partner in the Beacon consortium working with Foundation and Touchstone to deliver comprehensive support for the homeless in Leeds. The following article is from the TLA website: https://www.turninglivesaround.co.uk/beacon-leeds/ Turning Lives Around is the lead partner in a city-wide initiative across Leeds that helps vulnerable young people […]

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Shadowing Day – Durham Domestic Abuse Navigator

Our Communications Manager, Aissa Gallie, recently spent the day shadowing a colleague from our Durham team, Helen. Helen is a Domestic Abuse Navigator, delivering outreach support across Durham to victims of domestic abuse. Aissa’s report from the day follows: *all of the customer’s names have been changed to protect their identity. As Communications Manager, it’s […]

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Foundation launch Mercury House; a homeless prevention hub in Scarborough.

In the face of rising homelessness nationally, Foundation, a charity working across the north of England, launched a new hub for homeless services in Scarborough, on Friday 23rd March. The hub provides a home for numerous specialist services, including a legal service, and 19 accommodation units for young homeless people, doubling the capacity previously available […]

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Scarborough – Mercury House Launch Event 23rd March 2018

FOUNDATION SCARBOROUGH LAUNCH MERCURY HOUSE – A HUB FOR SERVICES TACKLING HOMELESSNESS IN THE TOWN. Mercury House, Scarborough: On Friday March 23rd, 11am-1pm Foundation Scarborough will host a launch event for their new premises in Mercury House, previously home to the Scarborough Mercury press. Robert Goodwill MP, will officially open the new offices and young […]

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Tacking youth homelessness through social inclusion

Our North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway service, supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Practical support is provided to help young people into accommodation, but with a long term view the support aims to prepare young people for independent living at the end of the pathway and reduce risk of homelessness […]

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