Tackling Sexual Health – conversations with young people.

Across North Yorkshire, Foundation have responsibility for supporting homeless young people. Having recently taken on a new activities worker, the young people in Poplar Villa and Victoria Court in Scarborough were invited to take part in Sexual Health talks. A Poplar Villa Support Worker shares more: ‘At Poplar Villa 5 young people attended. The talk […]

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Calderdale in Partnership

Our commitment to partnership working, in order to deliver the best possible services for our customers, is central to Foundation and our core values. Our Calderdale team share two recent examples of innovations through partnerships that hope to positively impact the financial and mental health of our customers in the region. Calderdale Combating Debt in partnership with […]

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Sharing Food – the secret ingredient to good support work.

Across the north of England our teams are supporting many different groups of people to end homelessness. Whether their needs are immediate and practical or they require longer term intervention, there is a key ingredient that many forms of support share: food, and more specifically, sharing food. Here are two reports from two very different […]

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Social Inclusion: the importance of marking national events.

Up and down the country, young people will have recently enjoyed Halloween celebrations and as the cold weather draws in, cooking hearty warming food will become a central part of normal family life. Both of these things that so many people take for granted, can expose huge gaps in our sense of self and our social and […]

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Managing Challenging Behaviours – making a difference through sport.

Foundation works with ex-offenders and young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. As well as accommodation based support, Foundation works with these groups through floating support to housed individuals and also to those who are on waiting lists for housing – of which, unfortunately, there are many. One of the primary considerations […]

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Employers supporting Foundation customers into work.

As well as secure housing, a vital element to sustainable, independent living is employment. For people who have been homeless or have a history of offending, getting into work can prove to be a huge challenge. Our Foundation Leeds team have been working hard with local employers to create programs of support and apprenticeships that offer the […]

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