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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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Student Placements at Foundation

Across Foundation we have a number of Social Work students joining us on placements. As well as students being able to fulfil their practice based requirements to complete their qualifications; Foundation teams and customers benefit from the energy and enthusiasm that many of our students bring. Here, two students who recently finished their placements with […]

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Talking Diversity – taking in the flavours of different cultures.

Diversity and multi-cultural communities are hot topics of debate in our current political climate. But there are other ways to engage in the subject of diversity. Here our Durham team report back on their customers are taking up the conversation… ‘On Tuesday the 17th Jan. 2017 the Durham FIT KIT group had a chance to […]

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Leading by example – working with young people.

Foundation works with many different customer groups across the north of England. One of the largest services we run is the Young People’s Pathway in North Yorkshire (NYYPP). This service offers young people the necessary support, advice and mediation to enable them to stay in their present accommodation. Where it is not possible for someone […]

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Young People making Progress in Harrogate

The North Yorkshire Young People’s Pathway service is one of the largest services that Foundation deliver. With teams across the whole of the county working with young people, it’s fair to say that Foundation are leading the way in developing services that offer young people sincere and effective opportunities to engage in meaningful and life […]

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Communication – listening from a different point of view.

At Foundation we are looking hard into the ways that we communicate with one another, within our teams and with our customers. In this fast paced age, we have developed expectations of communication, yet it’s not very often that we stop to take a closer look and pick apart the significant role it can play […]

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