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December 13, 2017

A Christmas message from the CEO

All of us here at Foundation Housing would like to wish you and your loved ones our warmest wishes this Christmas and we hope that the New Year sees your home filled laughter, love and good health. We know that this time of year can be challenging for those of us experiencing financial hardship, health […]

A Christmas message from the CEO

December 13, 2017

Christmas office closures

All Foundation Housing offices will close at midday on Friday 22 December and re-open on 8.30am on Tuesday 2 January 2018. Maintenance service arrangements From 22 December to 1 January 2018 Giraffe Facilities Maintenance Australia will be managing our emergency maintenance service on behalf of Foundation Housing. Tenants will be directed to report urgent maintenance […]

Christmas office closures

December 13, 2017

Warning on pools

While a large inflatable pool at your home may seem like a good idea for the holiday season, we need to remind tenants that you need approval from Foundation Housing AND the local council before installing one or setting one up.  This applies to all private swimming and spa pools that can contain more than […]

Warning on pools

December 12, 2017

Important information about reporting repairs

Tenants and Residents are reminded we no longer offer a 24-hour Report a Repair service. After-hours emergencies at your home should be reported to the appropriate emergency service. Emergencies include gas leaks, fires or threatening behaviour.  For all other issues please call us during office hours and we’ll arrange a repair as soon possible within […]

Important information about reporting repairs

December 12, 2017

Our Joondalup Office is moving

Our Joondalup office is moving from its current location on Grand Promenade into new premises less than 100 metres away.  However there will be a period of approximately three months starting from the 15 December when there will be no office in Joondalup. During this time tenants serviced through our Joondalup office can still phone […]

Our Joondalup Office is moving

December 12, 2017

Community Christmas lunches

Mission Australia Lunch In The Park – Wellington Square, East Perth Mission Australia’s Christmas Lunch in the park provides in-need people a place to call home on Christmas Day, with a shared lunch and companionship as well as entertainment and access to community support services.  This year, the organisers are asking that people who plan to […]

Community Christmas lunches

December 5, 2017

Finding the silly season anything but funny?

You’re not alone if you find this time of year hard. These services are here to help: Mental Health Emergency Response Line 1300 555 788 (Metro) or 1800 676 822 (Peel) The Samaritans Crisis Line 135 247 / Youthline 1800 198 313 Crisis Care 9223 1111 Health Direct 1800 022 222 Lifeline 13 11 14 […]

Finding the silly season anything but funny?

November 29, 2017

Supporting tenants’ rights

Foundation Housing was pleased to be a sponsor of Tenants’ Day at this year’s WA Tenancy Conference. As part of our sponsorship we were able to send a small group of our tenants went along to Day 1 of the conference where they learnt about tenant rights, best practices in tenant advocacy and also wellbeing […]

Supporting tenants’ rights

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

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