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April 2017

April 27, 2017

Housing and support network gives Kimberly a fresh start

At just 30 years of age, Kimberly has already come up with the title of her life story. “I’m going to call it ‘From the chains of addiction to freedom’,” she says, proudly noting she’s four months and two days sober today. Kimberly spent her 20s struggling with alcohol addiction, and despite efforts from her […]

Housing and support network gives Kimberly a fresh start

April 12, 2017

Lush garden makes house a home

Foundation Housing tenant Terry Maller reckons his gardening efforts have helped him to create a whole new ‘room’ in his home in East Perth. Terry has lived in his home for 18 years and over that time has grown a lush garden that screens his house from passing traffic.  It has worked so well that […]

Lush garden makes house a home

April 10, 2017

Five barriers that stop people moving on from a lodging house

Foundation Housing manages 406 rooms in 16 separate lodges in Perth and Fremantle in Western Australia and sees first hand some of the common barriers preventing people from moving on from this ‘entry level’ form of social housing. Most lodging accommodation offers residents a small room with a bed, fridge, and cupboard with access to […]

Five barriers that stop people moving on from a lodging house