Call for action on social housing for youth in Burnie – Foyer update

https://www.theadvocate.com.au/story/7367639/call-for-action-on-social-housing-for-youth-in-burnie/?fbclid=IwAR0m5hU_oOSLL6GpOMvao6GnLPMzo-dbPseSMVbjl82Uz7HXGzseSRlkuBo   Call for action on social housing for youth in Burnie The high demand for homelessness services on the North-West has resulted in the busiest month for the Burnie Safe Space since it opened a year ago. The lack of housing is an issue, according to safe space manager Nathan Hughes. “We are seeing…

The first of its kind: a regional foyer model for young people in the Kimberley

FOYER BROOME WITH ANGLICARE WA, FOUNDATION HOUSING LTD AND NIRRUMBUK ABORIGINAL ORGANISATION, BROOME, WESTERN AUSTRALIA Safe and culturally sensitive accommodation is foundational for young people to thrive, and yet too many Aboriginal young people in the Kimberley are unable to secure the kind of accommodation that would see them succeed in education, employment and training. Developed…

Al Jazeera – The crisis of homeless youth

https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/8/19/australias-homeless-children-were-easily-manipulated?sf149364470=1&fbclid=IwAR26oS3gypnXoGCWgg8SJ-QQ0cUpUJMcExhbtSYjscQDVIGNESgWHSAyLvE Read full article by clicking link —————————————————————— The crisis of homeless youth Each night in the state of Victoria, about 6,000 other young people share Rachel’s experience of homelessness. Yet, many remain invisible to the wider community because, like Rachel, they often sleep at friends’ houses, in cars or in temporary accommodation, rather than…

Foyer August Newsletter 2021

Hello from the CEO! Dear Foyer Friends and Family, It’s Homelessness Week and on any given night, approx. 27,000 young people are spending the night without the comfort or safety of their own home, according to the 2016 Census. Young people tell us that being homeless dramatically changes their lives by significantly impacting their mental…

Foyer launches Annual Snapshot

Foyers are committed to building a bank of evidence to continually demonstrate how our work will help change the trajectory of youth homelessness, education and employment outcomes and provide benefits to young people. The snapshot also aims to raise awareness and create discussion about the Foyer Model, whilst we move towards a robust impact framework…