LiveWest - Plymouth Foyer
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Supported accommodation service for young people aged 16-24 experiencing homelessness.
Also receive referrals for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.
Who we cannot help
Whilst I have ticked the above, all individuals are assessed on an individual basis and this assessment will indicate whether their support needs can be met at Plymouth Foyer. Will assess the level of support required.
Minimum age accepted
Maximum age accepted
How to get a referral
YPAASS (Young People Advice, Accommodation & Support Service) Hub nominations (referrals can be made by a number of partner agencies), or direct referral from Children's Services for under 18 emergency provision.
Receive nominations via the recently renewed YPAASS (Young People Advice, Accommodation & Support Service) procedure. We will then assess their suitability for the project by conducting our own readiness assessment.
Have a 6-bed emergency accommodation provision for under 18's whereby we receive direct referrals from Children's Services. They are required to complete a referral form and risk assessment and we will assess suitability for the project and if we can meet their support needs.
Length of stay
≤ 1 Month
Support and accommodation
6 Youth Development Workers with a caseload of 9/10. Staffing between 8am and 10pm Monday to sunday security guard 6pm-9am all day weekend and bank holidays. Support sessions ad hoc. Support covers: Financial confidence, housing, training and employment, social skills, health and well-being.
Plymouth train station - 10 minutes’ walk. City centre - 10 minutes walk.