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April 26, 2016

Changes to emergency relief program  

Foundation Housing’s Resource Program has distributed emergency relief funding to tenants to help them overcome short-term financial difficulties.  From the 28th April 2016 we will no longer directly distribute emergency relief assistance to our tenants.  Instead, we will refer tenants who need this support to a financial counselling service or agency that distributes emergency relief […]

Changes to emergency relief program  

April 20, 2016

Open Kitchen a chance to walk the floor

The commercial kitchen at Foundation Housing’s Lodging House in Fremantle is ready for community groups to get cooking thanks to the efforts of the awesome team at FORM and a generous grant from the Impact 100 network. The kitchen is now ready for not for profits, social enterprises and community organisations to get cooking in! We’re keen […]

Open Kitchen a chance to walk the floor

April 8, 2016

Foundation Housing CEO an Ambassador for Youth Homelessness Matters Day

Kathleen Gregory, the CEO of one of WA’s leading community housing organisations is among those lending their support to Youth Homelessness Matters Day on 13 April and says she hopes the day will break stereotypes associated with youth homelessness as well as increasing engagement with Government and business. “At Foundation Housing we see first-hand at […]

Foundation Housing CEO an Ambassador for Youth Homelessness Matters Day

April 7, 2016

Interested taking part in a free university course?

Foundation Housing tenants can apply to take part in free part-time course that when complete will provide them with a University Certificate in Humanities and Arts –T19. This qualification can be used to apply for an Edith Cowan University undergraduate degree. The course is called the Catalyst Clemente Program and it is being offered by […]

Interested taking part in a free university course?

March 30, 2016

Working out what changes matter

Understanding what tenants experience as the real value of wellbeing projects to their lives is the goal of the new pilot program implemented by Foundation Housing.  The Social Impact Team is using a methodology called Most Significant Change (MSC) which sees a team of tenants trained to interview other tenants after a project has been […]

Working out what changes matter

March 22, 2016

Exciting commercial kitchen opportunity

Foundation Housing wants to partner with organisations that can help it to activate a fully refurbished and equipped commercial kitchen in its Hampton Road lodging house in Fremantle. It’s an opportunity that would suit an organisation that uses food preparation to provide inclusion and training opportunities for people, or that prepares food to help disadvantaged […]

Exciting commercial kitchen opportunity

February 25, 2016

New mobile friendly website signals a new people focused approach

Foundation Housing has launched a new website that features a fresh new look for the community housing organisation. It features a new branding and offers easier access to information for tenants who can now log repairs on line, make contact with their housing coordinator or lodge a complaint. Another important new feature is the website’s […]

New mobile friendly website signals a new people focused approach

February 16, 2016

Stay a step ahead of scams

A senior tenant recently told us they received a call from a man claiming to be from the ATO wanting payment for unpaid tax. They were worried the caller, who was even bold enough to leave a voice message, might have been a scammer. They are right! It’s a sad fact of life these days […]

Stay a step ahead of scams

February 16, 2016

How much is that doggie in the window?

Thinking about bringing a pet into your home? It’s a big decision and one best made with your head rather than your heart. As much joy as they provide, pets also bring with them considerable expense – up to $25,000 across the average life of a dog or cat. Many costs are unavoidable. For example, […]

How much is that doggie in the window?

February 16, 2016

Patience has paid off for Dieudonne and his family

The former Burundi resident, who came to Australia as a humanitarian refugee nine years ago, had applied for a transfer from his Ballajura home that struggled to accommodate his family of five children. Homes of five bedrooms or more are rare in the affordable housing market, but when baby number six came along earlier this […]

Patience has paid off for Dieudonne and his family

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