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Keychange Charity - Esther Community

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young People aged 16 -18 or until 25 if care leavers. Male, female or non binary

Who we cannot help

History of arson, sex offence or schedule 1 offence. Unmanaged addictions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency, including Probation service with a multi agency approach. All referrals via HPP at Young Devon Exeter (YES Centre)

Referral procedure

Must complete a combined Eastern and Southern Hub Assessment Form. Accommodation is offered following assessment and interview.

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

10 Staff, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory engagement system, with weekly key-worker meetings. Staff offer life skills support, including cleaning, budgeting, shopping, health management, relationships and cooking. Also education, employment addiction management. We liaise with other local agencies and support providers to ensure that support is available during the planning and after move-on.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Exeter St Davids train station - 5 minutes walk.