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Logan Youth Foyer Residents Collaborate With Local Artists To Design Mural

When the Logan Youth Foyer was built in 2019 the young people felt the building needed more colour and with help from local artists this dream is becoming a reality. Residents of the foyer have been working with local indigenous artist Jess McKinnon and Rekon Youth artists Rolanda and Paora on the design. Attending meetings,…

Foyer Student Achieves Professional Goals In Challenging Times

Foyer Foundation are very proud of Shepparton Youth Foyer student Jannat, who is on her way to moving out of the youth foyer to pursue her dreams, as showcased by Berry Street this month. Jannat first moved to the Shepparton Youth Foyer when she was 18, still in high school and was at risk of…

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Call For Federal Government To Tackle Youth Homelessness

Mission Australia is calling the Federal Government to proactively tackle youth homelessness, especially in COVID-19. It comes on the back of newly released findings from the charity’s youth survey, which revealed one in six (17.1 per cent) young people aged 15 to 19 have experienced homelessness. Mission Australia CEO James Toomey told Pro Bono News…

Victorian Homeless Get Extension On Hotel Housing

Great news for Victorian homeless with the announcement today a program to shelter homeless Victorians in hotels during the coronavirus pandemic has been extended until April next year, with calls to make the program permanent. Around 7,000 homeless people were given shelter through the program with benefits not only being shelter and safety, but as…

Homelessness Week, 2 – 7 August 2020

Foyer Foundation is supporting Homelessness Week 2 – 7 August and working with Homelessness Australia to end homelessness. This year the theme for Homelessness Week (#HW2020) is Everybody Needs a Home, Foyer Foundation strongly believes every young person deserves access to a Foyer. Foyer Foundation will be sharing a series of features across social media…

Education First Youth Foyers Really Transform Lives- CEO Launch Housing, Bevan Warner

Last week Launch Housing CEO Bevan Warner spoke to industry and students around Education Youth Foyers. In the address, Bevan highlighted the strength and impact Foyers have on the Australian youth saying: “The truth is that Education First Youth Foyers really work and transform lives”. See the statistics compiled as evidence: EDUCATION: 67% of students…

‘Raise The Rate’ Aims To Reduce Poverty And Inequality In Australia

Foyer Foundation are happy to support the Raise the Rate campaign, that is working to reduce poverty and inequality in Australia. Raise the Rate’s goal is to fix our current social security safety net to $500 per week, that keeps Australia people out of poverty. Research has found the poverty line in Australia, for a…

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…