Australian Presenter Ciaran Lyons On The Urgency Of Finding A Solution To Homelessness

Following his involvement in the Australian SBS TV series Filthy, Rich and Homeless, Australian comedian Ciaran Lyons has seen, first hand, the seriousness of homelessness in Australia and understands the urgency of finding a solution. Filthy, Rich and Homeless saw Ciaran face homelessness for 10 days as part of the televised experience. In this 10…

Foyer Warrnambool Celebrates 100th Resident

Well done to Foyer Warrnambool in Victoria that has celebrated their 100th resident, as celebration by Warrnambool’s The Standard this week. Foyer Warrnambool has helped 100 youth since it was established in 2013. Located at 210 Timor Street, Warrnambool, Foyer manager Jenny Hand celebrated 100th resident Tori Buchanan like most great celebration; with chocolate cake…

Southern Youth Foyer Reflects Being Featured On National Television

Last month our Southern Youth and Family Services including its Youth Foyer in the southern part of NSW was part of the SBS Documentary Filthy Rich and Homeless. We asked the Foyer coordinator Belinda Manevski for her reflection of this experience: It was a great experience to be a part of show which again puts…

MEDIA FEATURE: Foyer Foundation Featured On Australian Television, Filthy, Rich And Homeless.

This month an Australian Foyer was featured in the SBS documentary series, Filthy, Rich and Homeless when Australian comedian, Ciaran Lyons swapped his life of privilege to homelessness. Ciaran spent time with the youth of the Southern Youth Foyer Project, Illawarra in season 3, episode 3 of the TV series, joining their financial planning lessons,…

Foyer Oxford is at the Heart of a Close-knit Perth Neighbourhood

Leederville in Perth’s inner city has become one of the city’s most desirable neighbourhoods. Its bustling retail and café strip is usually filled with students and young workers employed in creative pursuits – though COVID 19 related events this last week have made for a more subdued atmosphere. But let’s cast back to earlier times…

The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine August 26 2019

For this talkback forum on youth homelessness in Melbourne and Victoria Jon Faine is joined in the studio by: Conny Lenneberg … Executive Director, Brotherhood of St Laurence Bevan Warner … CEO, Launch Housing Carley … studying a community services certificate course. She has been living at the Foyer for 18 months. Kiara … studying Year 12 VCAL. She…

‘Nowhere to go’: Troubled teens find hope in unique housing program

‘Nowhere to go’: Troubled teens find hope in unique housing program – SBS News, 12 August 2015

Youth Foyer model, an education first approach to tackling homelessness

https://johnmenadue.com/conny-lenneberg-youth-foyer-model-an-education-first-approach-to-tackling-homelessness/  Blogpost, August 8 2019

Future now bright thanks to Education First Youth Foyer

Future now bright thanks to Education First Youth Foyer – Herald Sun, 6 July 2016

A Deal Hayden Couldn’t Refuse: Cheap Housing in Exchange for Study

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/a-deal-hayden-couldn-t-refuse-cheap-housing-in-exchange-for-study-20190704-p523yo.html – The Age, July 4 2019