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September 14, 2017

Do we know who your Next of Kin is?

If you live alone – either in one of our lodging houses or as a tenant – it’s important we know who to contact if something happens to you. For example, if you become seriously unwell and aren’t able to speak with medical staff, your Next of Kin needs to be contacted to do this […]

Do we know who your Next of Kin is?

September 14, 2017

Win a family pass to Adventure World

What hopes and dreams do the kids in your life have for their future? To be a fireman, a pop star or maybe a vet?  To travel the world? To go into Space? It might just be to live in a nice safe home with their family. Get a child in your life to draw us a […]

Win a family pass to Adventure World

September 13, 2017

Getting ahead on your rent for Christmas

Would it help you cope with the cost of Christmas if you didn’t have to pay rent for a fortnight over the festive season? Did you know you can pay a bit extra on your rent each week so that you can build up enough savings to give yourself a rent holiday at Christmas time […]

Getting ahead on your rent for Christmas

September 13, 2017

Financial help for kids to join sport clubs

It’s the time of the year when many sporting clubs are taking registrations for the summer season.  Signing your child up to play a sport can be expensive, but there is help for parents and caregivers. KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to18 years to participate in community sport and recreation by offering […]

Financial help for kids to join sport clubs

September 12, 2017

Tell us how we are doing and win a $150 voucher

Every two years we survey our tenants and residents to find out how we are going providing our service to you and where we can improve it.  Return the form to us by 27th October and you can go in a draw to win one of three $150 prize vouchers. Keep an eye on your […]

Tell us how we are doing and win a $150 voucher

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

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