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…

Faffing About

Thanks to some students at Foyer Oxford (Perth), we have titled our redesigned eNewsletter Foyer Foundation Faff.  When CEO Katie Hooper tested the name with GOTAFE Shepparton and Logan Youth Foyer in Queensland, they wondered if it was for ‘Facts and Figures from Foyer Foundation’, ‘Fairy tales and facts from Foyer Foundation’, so many more…

Advantage Thinking in Practice During a Pandemic

Youth Foyers across Australia have completed much of their business continuity planning and are moving into implementation and the new ‘business as usual’. A special shout out to Launch Housing (Education First Youth Foyer (EFYF) at Kangan and EFYF at Holmesglen Foyers), Berry Street (EFYF at GOTAFE) and Anglicare WA (Foyer Oxford) for taking the…