Durham Co-production and Inclusion For All

Durham customers and staff have been having success with their group activities for some time now. Support Worker, Deb, who leads the groups, puts this down to the fact that the customers co-produce the activities program on a three monthly basis. She shares with us the range of activities that customers enjoy and how the […]

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Young People Fundraise for Foundation Craven

This summer our team in Skipton, Foundation Craven, benefitted from some fundraising by young people taking part in a UFA (University of the First Age) the National Citizenship Service challenge. Our colleague from Craven reports: Bridget and I met the groups at the NCS ‘Making A Difference’ event at Trinity University and promoted Foundation services, […]

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Barnsley Futures Service – Looking Up.

Barnsley Futures is a relatively new service to Foundation. Part of the service is Holden House, an adult hostel. The team and customers at Holden House have been benefitting from the commitment that Foundation has to focussing on people’s strengths and getting to know one another better. The Church Housing Trust have supported this work […]

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Social Inclusion – A Core Building Block For A Positive Future.

At Foundation our core mission is to create ‘inclusive communities where everyone matters’. Through our work we seek to engage our customers in opportunities for building a sense of social inclusion. Often this work is around mental and physical health, changing behaviours, taking responsibility and learning practical skills for keeping home and employment. Yet for […]

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North Yorkshire Young People Go Ape!

Customers from the across the NYYPP enjoyed days out at the Go APE activity centre in Northumberland. GO APE is a high ropes activity in the tree tops, it involves swinging from Tarzan swings, jumping into cargo nets and tackling high ropes obstacles. The purpose of the day was to give customers new experiences and […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex…

Workers and customers in our young people’s project have been tackling conversations around sex – sexual health and consent. One of our Activity’s worker’s reports: At The YMCA and Derwent Lodge in Ryedale (Foundation’s partners) took part in the quarter yearly programme of sexual health information advice and screening session. Customers were surprised that people […]

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