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Aberdeen Foyer thanks Barrat Homes for generous donation to Nightstop project 1 Mar 2024
Aberdeen Foyer has welcomed a donation from Barratt & David Wilson Homes North Scotland for £3000 towards their Nightstop project which supports young people at risk of homelessness.   Nightstop is a national emergency accommodation service where trained and vetted volunteer hosts open-up their homes to a... read more

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Have a Merry, Restful Christmas!22 Dec 2023
Among the hustle and bustle of the festive seasons, it is crucial to remember the importance of self-care and prioritise your wellbeing. The holidays can sometimes bring a flurry of expectations and obligations, but we urge you to embrace this time with a focus... read more

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Foyer Futures help record amount of young people3 Nov 2023
Foyer Futures is a team within Foyer who work with 12-24-year-olds, who’ve disengaged from education and their community and society, especially since the pandemic. Young people are assigned their own Development Coach who meets with them weekly to develop confidence, increase their sense of self-worth,... read more

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Roadwise gives young drivers a Headstart20 Oct 2023
Roadwise Driver Training is Aberdeen Foyer’s Community Interest Company (CIC) and provides driver development training and coaching in Aberdeen and parts of the Shire. In line with Aberdeen Foyer’s ethos of empowering young people, Roadwise held a second session last Sunday, following from the success... read more

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Client Stories: Esther's Journey27 Jul 2023
The Foyer's many teams work with people to assist them in learning new skills and working towards their goals. The following story is Esther's journey and how she learned new skills and confidence, working with Digital Development Coach Iona Lea.    Esther has been working with... read more

Nightstop chosen as Robert Gordon's College’s Youth Philanthropy Initiative project5 Jul 2023
Aberdeen Foyer welcomed Christian, Maddox, Jack, Dylan, Isla and Jess at Marywell Centre. The 4th year pupils from Robert Gordon's College chose Aberdeen Foyer's Nightstop community housing initiative as their charity of choice for their Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) project.   As well as presenting about Nightstop... read more

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This week saw Prince William launch Homewards, a five year locally led programme across six locations in the UK which will demonstrate that together it is possible to end homelessness: making it rare, brief and non-recurring.  As a bid partner, the Foyer is thrilled... read more

Aberdeen Foyer Placement success - farewell Finn!28 Jun 2023
Aberdeen Foyer relies on volunteers and with those volunteers, we also welcome student placements to conduct a part of their studies by learning what we do and aiding in our service delivery. A placement student Finn Merchant, who has been with the organisation for... read more

Aberdeen Foyer receives donation to fuel Nightstop Community Hosting Initiative 22 Jun 2023
Nightstop North-East Scotland, a community hosting initiative from Aberdeen Foyer are grateful for generous fundraisers at Cults Parish Church and St. Fittick’s Rotary Club. Their donation will help young people using the service while Nighstop are still actively recruiting Hosts.    The money donated has been... read more

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Tech agency founder Charles Wardman joins Aberdeen Foyer Board16 May 2023
Aberdeen Foyer is proud to announce the appointment of Charles Wardman as a new addition to our Board of Trustees.  As founder of tech agency Yopla and digital expert, Charles brings a wealth of digital expertise and a deep commitment to driving social impact through... read more

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Port of Aberdeen awards £7,500 to the Foyer to deliver Community Projects18 Apr 2023
Aberdeen Foyer has been successful in securing funding which will help many programmes. The Wellbeing Programme, ran by Development Coach Nicky Donelan will see young people engage in health and wellbeing activities twice a week while also taking on a project to help their... read more

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Aberdeen Foyer helps kickstart careers in the security industry in collaboration with F1 Training25 Jan 2023
Aberdeen Foyer’s Employability team help their clients gain confidence and necessary qualifications to start their careers or to bring them back into employment. This past December saw 7 people gain a host of qualifications to seek employment in the security sector. The training included Door... read more

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Aberdeen Foyer Launches Nightstop to Combat Youth Homelessness in Northeast Scotland6 Sep 2022
*Nightstop* In partnership with Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Councils, local charity Aberdeen Foyer has launched a new service that aims to stop youth homelessness in its tracks. The Foyer Nightstop service aims to support young people in crisis by connecting them with community hosts to... read more

Banff Vinery Community Space2 Sep 2022
*Banff Vinery Community Space Opens Sunday 27th August* The Vinery, a brand-new community space situated in the coastal town of Banff, which has been restored and regenerated with help from the Scottish Government, Aberdeenshire Council and the lead provider, local charity Aberdeen Foyer, officially opened... read more

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Aberdeen Foyer Awarded a Nationwide Community Grant to help alleviate youth homelessness in the Northeast 12 Apr 2022
Nationwide community grant Barry Reaper of Aberdeen Foyer’s housing team collects cheque from Kimeya Varzi, Nationwide, Aberdeen Aberdeen Foyer, a northeast charity supporting people experiencing difficult life situations such as poverty, unemployment, and homelessness, has been awarded a grant through Nationwide Building Society to enable the coproduction... read more

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Summer Programme Blog3 Sep 2021
Here at Aberdeen Foyer we are reflecting on a summer full of fun, where we delivered a range of activities for young people through our Foyer Futures team. 18 young people experienced different activities every week of the school holidays, made possible with support... read more

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Aberdeen Foyer Supports 350 of the North East’s Most Vulnerable During Lockdown24 Aug 2020
Local North East charity, Aberdeen Foyer has set up an urgent initiative to provide support and assistance to those most at risk during Covid -19. Recognising that the pandemic was rapidly compounding the complex needs of the most vulnerable, as well as creating new problems... read more

Aberdeen Foyer News Issue 6 (June 2020)25 Jun 2020
We have adapted how we deliver programmes and services utilising digital solutions, while meeting the changing needs of clients, many of whom may also have to self-isolate. Please do take the time to have a read through our multi-media newsletter.  inthe loop ... read more

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Cash boost from Morrisons Foundation22 Jun 2020
*CASH BOOST OF MORE THAN £5,000 FOR LOCAL HOMELESSNESS CHARITY* Aberdeen Foyer, a charity that supports young homeless people across the local region was delighted to receive a grant of £5,225 from the Morrisons Foundation.  
This support will ensure that the charity can provide food and... read more

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First Contact15 Jun 2020
*Foyer supports Wellbeing during Covid-19 Crisis * *FIRST Contact Team* The Covid-19 pandemic has compounded the already complex needs of the most vulnerable people currently engaging, or seeking to engage, with Foyer services. It has also given rise to a new set of needs for those... read more