Foyer

About bloody time – but we still need help with period poverty

Last week we devoted International Women’s Day to the About Bloody Time campaign to tackle period poverty for the women of Dudley. This week the government confirmed that they will fund free sanitary products for schools in England.   Hurrah – great news and well done all who campaigned for this change! But This doesn’t deal …

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RISE Project Coordinator [youth services]

The RISE Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing and coordinating a programme of regular activities and events. As this is a new project we are seeking a self motivated, confident communicator who can make this happen and succeed. The ideal person will be creative, resourceful, organised, experienced in working with young people, excellent communication …

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dudley homeless and young people

Foyer gets stuck into to help a Dudley Homelessness Jam #dycjam

Yes that right, a homelessness Jam.  Some of the people who live in our Foyer have got involved with   Dudley Youth Council which has given itself  the brief to “Raise awareness of homelessness and increase services for young people” To start long term work on this the youth council organised a Jam: a full day …

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Football at the Foyer, or following a passion.

This season our On Route Foyer’s fledgling footie team made it to the semi finals of their first competition. Reports from the sideline tell us it could’ve gone even better at the Wellbeing League Cup: “Slight controversy as a ‘phantom’ goal took it to a penalty shoot out which they then lost 4-3. It had been …

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“We made bacon cakes with beans” – everyday life in our foyer for young people.

The range of work we do in our On Route foyer sometimes even surprises us – and it emerges through what the young people tell us in the impact app we use.  The quotes are the words of the young people we work with. It can be the simple and the practical as making food …

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