We help find different types of accommodation and support for people including families with young children, youth that sleep rough, and youth who couch surf and are at risk of homelessness.

Our approach is based on the Foyer model, which integrates housing assistance with other support services, education, employment and life skills. By equipping people with the tools to stay on track for the long-term, we’re working to break the cycle of disadvantage.

40 Nelson Road, Lilydale
Victoria

Ph : 03 9738 7003
Manager:

‘LP’ left the family home due to relationship breakdown. When he was 16 he entered one of our foyer like properties where he learnt the life skills he needed to live independently.

News about the Foyer Foundation

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

Five-year homelessness funding to provide more stability

Five-year homelessness funding to provide more stability – Sydney Morning Herald, 16 March 2018