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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 Recognised As An Investor in People

Foundation, a housing charity based in the North of England has been awarded accreditation against the Investors in People Standard, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management. Foundation was established in 1984 in Leeds by a small team of probation officers who were determined to provide homes and support for those leaving […]

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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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Co-Production in Action

Foundation has a strong ethos of Co-Production. This is where services and customers work together to build and deliver the service. Though it takes time to work towards this in it truest sense, across Foundation activities are taking place to build understanding and confidence in Co-Production. Darlington Foundation Darlington attended a local volunteer fayre in […]

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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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