New Headspace Monash to open in October

We are very excited by the news of a new headspace centre opening this year. Read the media release below:   A new headspace centre in the City of Monash is planned to open in October 2020 and a consortium led by Alfred Health will deliver the centre and associated services, following a competitive tender process by Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (EMPHN). headspace Monash is for young people aged 12 to 25 years who are seeking early intervention mental health…

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…

Foyer Feature: Port Adelaide

Foyer Port Adelaide is located in a repurposed 1800s hotel in the port-side region of Adelaide, 14km northwest of the Adelaide CBD. The development was saved as a heritage listed building and contributes significantly to community activity and business renewal in the immediate precinct, with the revitalisation prompting renewed retail investment in Port Adelaide. Situated…

Impact Framework Update

As we enter July 2020 and the end of Phase 1 of the Foyer Foundations Impact Framework development project, the Foyer Foundation is excited to share an update on this significant work. The impact framework aims to capture outcomes for Foyer-connected young people across Australia. It is underpinned by the Foyer Foundation’s efforts to support…

The Voice of Young People Around “The New Normal”

Around 500 young people who have experienced homelessness are currently residing across Australia’s fourteen Youth Foyers. These young people are living, studying, developing skills and seeking employment across Australia and are looking forward to the new normal post COVID19. Australia’s initial lockdown lasted from March till the beginning of May 2020, when the flattened curve…

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,…

NAIDOC Week Moved To November 2020

NAIDOC week has been moved to November 2020 due to the current covid-19 situation in Australia. National NAIDOC Week 2020 celebrations will be held from the 8-15 November. The November dates follow the decision by the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC) to postpone NAIDOC Week from the original July dates due to the impacts and uncertainty…