Leeds and York customers enjoy a trip to the ballet!

‘Four  Leeds  customers and one from York all attended  a Theatre trip to West Yorkshire Playhouse to see a production of Opera North’s Wuthering Heights ballet-without narration. The dancing was fantastic as was scenery and this made up for the fact we didn’t really follow the story! All said that they enjoyed it and we […]

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Pret a Manger – offering a chance at a fresh start.

Foundation and Pret a Manger have been working together to offer opportunities for Foundation customers to take up apprenticeships within the fast food chain. These opportunities involve close support for the apprentices, who will have been out of work for a long time due to issues such as homelessness, mental health and substance misuse. Pret a Manger […]

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#StartsatHome – a day celebrating supported housing.

Foundation has proudly offered supported housing for over 30 years, to vulnerable and marginalised groups of people in society.  Within these groups are ex-offenders, survivors of domestic abuse, homeless families, young people and homeless adults. The support ranges from refuge and hostel accommodation through to ‘floating support’ – all of which aims to help people […]

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Future Flyers – Bike Ride Fundraiser!

This lovely bunch of young people completed a sponsored bike ride yesterday to raise funds for Foundations young customers. They started out from Cygnet House, our Selby hostel, and rode to Southlands in York, a Foundation run hostel for young people aged 16-25, where they stopped for a well-earned rest and lunch break before riding […]

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Durham Project shares best practice for social inclusion.

Foundation’s work is motivated to provide opportunities for social inclusion. In fact INCLUSION and INNOVATION are two of our organisation’s core values. Here one of our workers in Durham gives an update on the groups that the project is running to help empower marginalised and vulnerable people build their way into the community. ‘The group […]

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Foundation adds ‘Legal Services’ team to housing support provision

Foundation are absolutely thrilled to become the providers of a Legal Services team. The team, funded by legal aid, provide specialist housing advice and legal support, throughout the north of England. Providing court duty in York, Scarborough, Bridlington, Bradford, Skipton and Harrogate – the service has a broad geographical base, benefitting both our customers and […]

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