Feedback: Lead and Follow

At Foundation we look to act and develop from customer feedback. Throughout the year we engage our customers in numerous opportunities to feedback on the service. Day to day, customer feedback informs and leads the activities on offer. The Durham team have had successful group activities for some time. They always aim to develop their […]

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Foundation Build’s its Peer Mentoring Program

Foundation has a passionate commitment to supporting their customers into volunteering activities. This aids their employment skills and social inclusion – giving opportunities to meet new people and build confidence in new environments. Customer volunteering is incredibly powerful when it can be used to support other customers. Peer mentoring is being introduced to customers in […]

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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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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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Student Volunteering Week 20-26th Feb

Across Foundation we benefit from volunteers of every kind, including students. We have great relationships with Universities across the north of England, in particular in Leeds where our Head Office is based. Here is a testimonial from a Leeds University student, volunteering for 2 hours a week to offer communications and marketing support. It may […]

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