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The March 2014 ‘Foyers and Families: Housing Approaches to Supporting Young People’ edition of Parity

March 2014 ‘Foyers and Families: Housing Approaches to Supporting Young People’ edition of Parity

CONTENTS

Editorial — Keeping the Door Open for Foyers

Jenny Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Council to Homeless Persons

Update from Homelessness Australia

Glenda Stevens, CEO Homelessness Australia

Perspectives on Policy Developments

What’s Happening with the National Partnership on Homelessness?

Lanie Harris, Council to Homeless Persons Communication Officer

Waiting for Early Intervention…

Associate Professor David MacKenzie, Swinburne University and Professor Adam Steen, Charles Sturt University

Young People Transitioning from Out-of-Home Care in Victoria and Homelessness: The Perspectives of Homeless Services Workers

Louise Rice and Philip Mendes

The Foyers Framework

Introduction

Sonia Chudiak, Senior Manager, Homelessness and Accommodation Services, Melbourne City Mission

A Worthwhile Investment in Proven Results

Wendy Lovell, Victorian Minister for Housing

A Journey from Homelessness to Transformation

Jane Slowey, Chief Executive, The Foyer Federation

The Sustainability of the Foyer Model?

Professor Adam Steen, Charles Sturt University and Associate Professor David MacKenzie, Swinburne University

Australian Foyers in Action

Foyer Plus

Lisa O’Brien, Manager, Youth Accommodation Services, Melbourne City Mission

Education First Youth Foyers: A Major Evaluation

Dr Deborah Keys, Senior Researcher, Research, Policy and Service Development, Hanover Welfare Services and Dr Joseph Borlagdan, Research and Policy Manager, Through School to Work Transition, Brotherhood of St Laurence

Foyer Warrnambool: ‘Live, Learn, Earn’, the First 12 Months

Jenny Hand, Foyer Warrnambool Manager, Brophy Family and Youth Services

Let Us Not Forget the Building: Built Environment Design and Supported Accommodation Facilities

Blair Gardiner, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, The University of Melbourne

Women on the Outside: A Foyer-Like Approach

Mandy Baxter, Justice Manager, Melbourne City Mission

From Europe to Logan: The Development of Foyer Models

Jasmine Lind, Logan Youth Foyer Support Service, Program Co-ordinator, Wesley Mission Brisbane, Logan City Services

Foyer Oxford

Jethro Sercombe, Manager, Foyer Oxford

‘Creating our own community’: The Workers View

Andrew Kazim, Case Manager, Foyer Oxford

Independent Living in a Youth Refuge: Foyer Like?

Joal Presincula, Peer Eductation Support Program (PESP) Member 2014)

‘Creating our own Community’: The Young Person’s View

Caitlyn Latham

Passport to a Positive Future: The Melbourne Academy

Steve Maillet, Director Early Years, Education and Employment, Melbourne City Mission

Ladder Un (Ltd): Aspirational Development Programs for Young People

Mark Bolton and Nich Rogers, Ladder

Collaborative Partnerships at Work: The Holmesglen Foyer

Sue Sealey, Regional Director, Eastern Region, Anglicare Victoria

The Foyer Deal: Conditionality as Part of the Foyer Model

Jethro Sercombe, Manager, Foyer Oxford

 Opinion

Ric Holland, Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne City Mission

 

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