Foyer’s youth service is not a typical youth club, but rather a series of projects. We provide a varied range of activities as we strive to create an optimal place for children and young people from 12 to 20 to spend their free time.

We see it as our job to empower children and young people so they can play an active role in society. We encourage the development of identity among young people who are growing up in a super-diverse, multilingual metropolis.

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To achieve this, we have a range of projects and activities, aimed at active citizenship, dialogue, media, studying and sport. We are committed to discovering and developing the talents and skills of young people, and organise innovative activities and projects in line with their demands and needs in an urban setting. That’s why the BIS Award project is currently undergoing a complete makeover, for example. It’s also important to us that our activities reflect the ethnic and cultural diversity of Brussels: the youth service is open to all young people, whatever their background.

Each week we offer a number of workshops, whose content is designed to be participatory. After school, the “Studybox” offers study support through a tutor system. Tutoring is done by young people with a similar background, who act as a coach and role model.

We also have a series of initiatives to encourage young people to get involved in volunteering. This can be within workshops and projects, individual or customised, and is carried out with a variety of partners from Dutch-language companies and organisations in Brussels.


At Foyer, we believe that sport can help the integration process. Thanks to Foyer, many young people who occasionally play sport find themselves a team with fixed training sessions and weekly matches. At the same time, BIS aims to involve them in the organisational aspects of club sports, and thus sharpen their personal and organisational skills.

The project BIS (Brussels Integration through Sports) – literally sets in motion youngsters with a migration background. With a clear focus on autonomy and self-development, Foyer also arranges sporting initiatives that benefit members in the long term. Among our success stories are the women’s basketball team – Molenbeek Rebels Basketball – and Atlemo, our athletics team, which have grown to become independent sports clubs that we continue to work with.

In addition to these permanent activities, other departments regularly use sport as a lever for inclusion. For example, the men’s group does wall climbing and (indoor) football, while women can go to Dar al Amal for swimming and cycling sessions, among other things. And of course, given Foyer’s DNA, we offer our young people regular training in a variety of sports.

Multilingualism: English, Dutch, French.

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