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October 31, 2017

Clemente the catalyst for change

Many Foundation Housing tenants come from backgrounds that have featured significant barriers to them accessing tertiary education, despite their ability and intelligence.  Barriers such as lack of support and role models, insufficient resources, housing transience and even gender, prevent many people from completing high school, let alone university. Life gets in the way and the […]

Clemente the catalyst for change

October 31, 2017

Brightwater collaboration shows potential

Foundation Housing and the Brightwater Group are exploring collaboration opportunities to increase housing pathways for Brightwater clients who have an acquired neurological disability. There is currently a shortage of semi-independent, but still supported accommodation for individuals with this kind of disability. A short list of potential properties has been identified and it’s hoped a symbiotic […]

Brightwater collaboration shows potential

October 25, 2017

Ending homelessness; one life at a time

The very idea of James* maintaining a stable life in long-term accommodation seemed near impossible just six months ago – especially to James himself. The insulin-dependent man in his mid-40s had been living rough on Perth’s streets for several years, frequently presenting at hospital for his medication. He didn’t have the skills or confidence to […]

Ending homelessness; one life at a time

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

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