South Australia’s first foyer, Foyer Port Adelaide, provides independent accommodation for 23 young people who want to re-engage with education, or seek training or employment.

Located in the heart of Port Adelaide, Foyer Port Adelaide is a joint partnership between the Department of Human Services and St John’s Youth Services. It aims to provide young people with support and mentoring to develop independent living skills, maintain employment, training and or education and to engage positively with local communities.

1 Marryatt Street, Port Adelaide
South Australia

Ph : 08 8447 1090
Manager: Celeste Iannella - MANAGER

Port Adelaide Foyer mentors young people to develop independent living skills

 

News from Port Adelaide Foyer

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