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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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Getting Rough Sleepers off the streets: Severe Weather Provision – Beacon

Along with Leeds Housing Concern and Touchstone, Foundation form part of the Leeds housing consortium, Beacon. Throughout the winter and especially during severe weather such as we’ve seen in the last week, Beacon adhere to the severe weather provision protocol, playing a vital part in keeping rough sleepers in Leeds safe during extremely cold weather. […]

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Foundation’s Response to Government Consultation on Future Funding for Supported Housing

Government consultation on future funding for supported housing. The Government consultation on future funding arrangements for supported housing closed on 23rd January. The consultation covered long term sheltered and supported housing for older people and those with learning or other disabilities as well as our own services, which were classed as short-term supported housing, defined […]

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Emotional and Practical Support

Home is not a place, it’s a feeling… Foundation services give emotional and practical support. Our young people have often faced homelessness and may have had a tough start in life. At Mercury House hostel the cooking groups offer a great deal of practical support to help the young people develop some of the practical skills […]

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Legal Advice ‘light’ – support for women in domestic abuse services.

Foundation have numerous domestic abuse services, focusing on the issue as a whole family issue. Support for victims of domestic abuse is most prevalently understood, Foundation also deliver services for perpetrators of abuse and children who are witness to abuse. Domestic Abuse creates a risk of homelessness for all involved and Foundation work hard to […]

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