SMH “If l hadn’t moved into The Foyer, I’d be in jail. It’s that black and white”

Great SMH article highlighting the outcomes the Foyer approach can have for so many young people. https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/i-d-be-in-jail-the-former-foster-kids-who-are-rewriting-their-fate-20220329-p5a8x4.html fbclid=IwAR0K6geLJAQh3JEvXmuEqn68y_w8C8O3_cpwBMeKHh_UczisqZ3MwErLjXk Ty Courtney, Tilli Trindall, Tyrah Chan-Hampton and Aaron Brennan are hoping for a different path. They are among 48 young people living in Foyer Central in Chippendale, a two-year program that social services organisation Uniting started a…

Foyer Central celebrates it’s 1st year anniversary

Congratulations Foyer Central on 1 year of helping young people with lived experience of out-of-home care learn, grow and make positive change. Incredible journey, amazing work and measurable impact on the lives of young people living at Foyer Central. Shout out to the team and consortium partners Uniting NSW, SGCH, Social Ventures Australia and the…

Townsville Foyer one step closer to becoming a reality

“We’re building a new youth foyer in Townsville to provide supported accommodation for up to 40 young people aged 16 to 25 years. The project is expected to start construction in late 2022 and be completed by late 2023. The youth foyer will support young people to undertake study, training or employment opportunities. It will…

The Foyer Advantage Conference – August 31 and September 1 , 2022

Conference Alert – SAVE THE DATE! National Foyer Conference – August 31st and September 1st, 2022 The Foyer Advantage: Beyond youth homelessness, is a two-day conference featuring a curated program of keynote speakers, panels with young people, local Foyer visits, a networking cocktail party and breakouts with expert practitioners attracting 150-200 delegates from across Australia.…

Students succeed in Education First Youth Foyers – Launch Housing

Launch Housing’s Impact report demonstrates some incredible achievements by young people living in Foyers and the Foyer approach. “Our students persisted in their education goals, with more than 90% participation rates across the Foyers” https://cms.launchhousing.org.au/app/uploads/2022/01/lh_impact_report_20220131.pdf Read Angie’s story: Angie* was just 18 when she experienced the breakdown of her family home and lost her housing…

Consortium formed to build a Foyer in Wangaratta

We support the consortium to build an Education First Youth Foyer in Wangaratta and change the lives of young people experiencing crisis. Watch this video by the Foyer residents to hear why this build is so important, their stories are so powerful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1-Tyi4xmSo A consortium consisting of GOTAFE, NESAY Inc., Uniting Housing (Victoria) Limited and…