Young People

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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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New Year Honour for Jane Clarke, Former CEO at CHADD

Jane Clarke, who retired as the Chief Executive of Dudley charity CHADD (Churches Housing Association of Dudley and District) two years ago, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honour’s list. Jane has received the award for services to vulnerable women and children in Dudley. Jane worked for CHADD for 28 years, starting …

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Springboard for Young Parents – exciting news!

A very quick post to announce that we are now offering homes with support for young parents in both Dudley and Sandwell.  A first for CHADD to be working in Sandwell! Both of these schemes provide tenancies to young parents aged 16 to 25 years, in self-contained 2-bedroom apartments in a modern purpose built scheme, …

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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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