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August 30, 2017

Large family gets “brushed with kindness”

We were happy to connect Habitat for Humanity volunteers taking part in the Brush with Kindness program to a family of 12 living in one of our homes recently to help them rejuvenate their home. Brush with Kindness is a home beautification program which sees teams of volunteers undertake landscaping and minor improvements to homes […]

Large family gets “brushed with kindness”

August 30, 2017

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

Foundation Housing, the Department of Communities and builder Megara recently completed a development project that demonstrates how innovative partnerships between government and Community Housing can result in a multitude of benefits for all parties. In May 2015 Foundation Housing responded to the State Government’s call for projects that would increase social housing stock by 1000 […]

SHIP Program delivers 11 new social housing homes

August 29, 2017

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

Foundation Housing CEO, Kathleen Gregory was invited to speak at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia conference that coincided with its major new report on Housing in Australia. Kathleen’s presentation focused on the difficulties being faced by low income groups, particularly low income renters, and argued that housing policy needs to focus on increasing […]

Calls for the expansion of supply of affordable rental housing

August 1, 2017

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week

To mark Homelessness Week (Aug 7-13)  Foundation Housing gave some residents of our Hampton Road Lodging House the opportunity to have a portrait taken of themselves by a professional photographer and receive a framed print from the session. Photo portraits are a traditional way of recording a person’s unique identity, and displaying a photo of […]

Giving everyone a chance to be seen during Homelessness Week

July 27, 2017

Collaboration the key for impact

Crystal clear communication and a shared agreement about the desired outcomes are two key elements of a successful collaboration, according to our speakers at our recent seminar  “Are you partner ready? Collaborating in the not for profit sector”. Representatives from the community housing, social services and health sectors came together recently at in the Community […]

Collaboration the key for impact

July 5, 2017

What’s cooking in the Hampton Road kitchen?

Residents of Foundation Housing’s largest lodging house now have access to on-site cookery classes in the Hampton Road kitchen that can equip them with new life skills and fresh job opportunities. An exciting new partnership has seen Empyrean Education Institute – a Fremantle-based registered training provider – lease Hampton Road’s commercial kitchen to deliver formal […]

What’s cooking in the Hampton Road kitchen?

May 17, 2017

The future of not-for-profit boards looks bright

Foundation Housing is proud to once again support the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards program, with the twenty 2017 participants set to graduate this week. The initiative seeks to develop young leaders and create opportunities for them to succeed on Boards of Governance in aged care and the community sector. Foundation […]

The future of not-for-profit boards looks bright

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

March 2, 2017

Women now feel safer at Hampton Road

An ambitious, hands-on redevelopment project has created a secure, women-only floor within Foundation Housing’s Hampton Road lodging house. Previously the five-storey Fremantle building housed all female residents on level 2, which has only 26 rooms available and unrestricted access to anyone in the building. “We could see it was becoming a bit of a thoroughfare, […]

Women now feel safer at Hampton Road

February 28, 2017

Innovative tenancy management programs recognised

Foundation Housing has been awarded Community Sector Banking’s Community Housing Impact Award for Tenancy Management, in recognition of its innovative housing projects, designed to improve the lives of disadvantaged people in Western Australia. Judges were impressed with the quality and scope of Foundation Housing’s numerous development projects, in Perth city, as well as regional and […]

Innovative tenancy management programs recognised

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