Community Links and Foundation Merger

Today, the Trustees of Community Links and Foundation are excited to share that they are in talks with the intention of merging. The Boards of both organisations believe that collaboration is key to our bold ambition to safeguard a sustainable future and increase the impact of the services we provide for those we exist to […]

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#mentalhealthawarenessweek – Barnsley Futures

Barnsley Futures is a consortium between Foundation, West Yorkshire CRC and Touchstone. Holden House is a 42 bed multiple needs hostel in the centre of Barnsley. This week in #mentalhealthawarenessweek. The theme for 2018 is around stress awareness, especially in the workplace. At Holden House in Barnsley, customers are taking part in a consultation, helping […]

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Turning Lives Around – Beacon partner

Leeds Housing Concern has become, Turning Lives Around (TLA). TLA are lead partner in the Beacon consortium working with Foundation and Touchstone to deliver comprehensive support for the homeless in Leeds. The following article is from the TLA website: Turning Lives Around is the lead partner in a city-wide initiative across Leeds that helps vulnerable young people […]

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Shadowing Day – Durham Domestic Abuse Navigator

Our Communications Manager, Aissa Gallie, recently spent the day shadowing a colleague from our Durham team, Helen. Helen is a Domestic Abuse Navigator, delivering outreach support across Durham to victims of domestic abuse. Aissa’s report from the day follows: *all of the customer’s names have been changed to protect their identity. As Communications Manager, it’s […]

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Foundation Gets Physical!

Motivating customers to prioritise their physical and mental well-being is an important part of our work across all of the customer groups we support. A sense of well-being is vital to social inclusion, which is a long term necessity for homeless prevention services. It helps to have role models to aspire to and for our […]

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Foundation launch Mercury House; a homeless prevention hub in Scarborough.

In the face of rising homelessness nationally, Foundation, a charity working across the north of England, launched a new hub for homeless services in Scarborough, on Friday 23rd March. The hub provides a home for numerous specialist services, including a legal service, and 19 accommodation units for young homeless people, doubling the capacity previously available […]

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