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'no place like home' - photography award 201829 Oct 2018
Jamie Hutton has won a Housing Support Enabling Unit (HSEU) photography award in the category Community – Individual with his entry: Feeling on Top of the World. Jamie is working with Foyer housing, the Outreach group and REACH in Inverurie. He is a delighted and proud young... read more

Great Grampian Bake Off23 Oct 2018
Our colleague, Liz Cameron was asked by the Scottish Prison Service to deliver baking and cake decorating classes for young offenders at Peterhead. “I must admit that although I was excited there was also a wee bit of apprehension as I had never been... read more

Nexen CV Workshop11 Oct 2018
We’d like to thank and acknowledge the input of 4 people from the HR team at Nexen who led a CV workshop at their office for the Aberdeen City Prince’s Trust Team on Thursday 4 October.  Following a tour of the building and bacon... read more

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First Minister Question Time14 Sep 2018
We were given an excellent opportunity for young people through Youth Link Scotland and Children in Scotland to take part in a Children's First Minister Question Time.  Kamal is one of the young people working with our Foyer Futures team and had a question he wanted to... read more

Foyer Futures Awarded Grant Fund29 Jul 2018
8 young people working with our Foyer Futures team are absolutely delighted to have been awarded grant funding through ACVO’s Young Person’s Grant. The funding is provided by Life Changes Trust and awards small amounts of money to young people to improve their quality of... read more

Unlocking Potential26 Jul 2018
Grants from the Social Economy Growth Fund – backed by the Scottish Government and the European Social Fund – have been awarded to 22 community organisations, social enterprises and charities across Scotland. Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell said: “The Social Economy Growth Fund enables organisations to... read more

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New Chief Executive27 Jun 2018
The Foyer is delighted to announce the appointment of its next Chief Executive, Leona McDermid, who currently serves as the organisation's Executive Director. Leona will take up the post succeeding the founding Chief Executive, Ken Milroy, who is retiring after more than 22 years in... read more

Life Changes
Young people with experience of the care system in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire will be given opportunities to become more creative and active thanks to a funding award of £150,000. The money comes from Scottish charity the Life Changes Trust. Working in partnership, Aberdeen Foyer... read more

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Strategy, Planning and Wargaming: An Evening at the Foyer with Chris Paton26 Apr 2018
Thursday 26 April - 6 – 8.30 pm Marywell Centre, Marywell Street, Aberdeen AB11 6JF Booking at  At Aberdeen Foyer we are known for our imaginative approaches to tackling youth homelessness and unemployment across Aberdeen City and Shire.  We work with hundreds of people every year who... read more

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The Foyer has received a National Lottery award from the Big Lottery Fund of £824,567 to deliver the project ‘Closing the Gap with Young People’ over 4 years in Aberdeen. The Foyer will use the funding to support a collaborative partnership that focuses on improving health,... read more

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H&M FOUNDATION Transforming Futures Programme28 Mar 2018
*H&M Foundation launches partnership to support former homeless young people in Aberdeen** * The non-profit H&M Foundation has made a 3-year commitment supported by £500,000 to support homeless young people in the UK into employment. Through the Transforming Futures Programme the H&M Foundation is supporting the... read more

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Modern Apprenticeships9 Mar 2018
FOYER EVENT TO MARK SCOTTISH APPRENTICESHIP WEEK 2018 Celebrating the benefits apprenticeships bring to businesses, individuals and the economy.  On Friday 9 March the Foyer held 2 open days, one in Aberdeen and one in Peterhead, to promote Modern Apprenticeships which are supported by Skills... read more