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May 31, 2017

It’s officially Winter today!

While our tenants in the Kimberley and Pilbara might not have noticed, those of us in the southern half of the state will now be feeling the cooler nights and crisp early mornings. If you have a garden make sure you stop using your sprinkler until Spring time.  It helps save our state’s water supply […]

It’s officially Winter today!

May 31, 2017

15 kid’s bikes to be won

Thanks to a generous donor, Foundation Housing is giving away 15 kid’s bikes suitable for boys and girls between 5 and 10 years of age. If you’re a Foundation Housing tenant your child can enter our competition by sending us either A colouring or drawing of a bicycle Write short paragraph about owning a bike […]

15 kid’s bikes to be won

May 31, 2017

We’ll always let you know we’re coming

We’ve recently heard from a tenant who said a man knocked on her door on the weekend saying he was checking locks on behalf of Foundation Housing, but the tenant didn’t let them in because it just didn’t seem right. Fortunately the tenant knew that we always let you know in advance if we are […]

We’ll always let you know we’re coming

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

May 16, 2017

We believe Family Matters

Foundation Housing have pledged our commitment to the Family Matters National Week of Action 14-20 May.  This campaign seeks to highlight the fundamental issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Most importantly, its supporters are working to shine a light on the disconnection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from community, culture […]

We believe Family Matters

May 4, 2017

Helping tenants in arrears

We recently invited some of our tenants to complete a survey about how we manage rent arrears.  We understand that occasionally tenants can experience difficulty making their rent payment and we want to find ways to help tenants in this situation get back on track and keep their tenancy secure. Thanks to everyone who let […]

Helping tenants in arrears

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

April 12, 2017

Lush garden makes house a home

Foundation Housing tenant Terry Maller reckons his gardening efforts have helped him to create a whole new ‘room’ in his home in East Perth. Terry has lived in his home for 18 years and over that time has grown a lush garden that screens his house from passing traffic.  It has worked so well that […]

Lush garden makes house a home

April 10, 2017

Five barriers that stop people moving on from a lodging house

Foundation Housing manages 406 rooms in 16 separate lodges in Perth and Fremantle in Western Australia and sees first hand some of the common barriers preventing people from moving on from this ‘entry level’ form of social housing. Most lodging accommodation offers residents a small room with a bed, fridge, and cupboard with access to […]

Five barriers that stop people moving on from a lodging house

March 22, 2017

Getting support to deal with drug and alcohol use

Help is available if your life is affected by your own, or someone you love’s, drug and alcohol use.  The Palmerston Association is a local organisation with over 30 year’s experience in providing services to people whose lives are affected by drugs and alcohol.  Their services include individual counselling and rehabilitation programs, court diversion  programs […]

Getting support to deal with drug and alcohol use

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