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LiveWest - Truro New Start

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless people with support needs, including those with alcohol, drug and mental health problems. Can accommodate 5 couples. Priority given to those with a local connection to Cornwall. Can accept people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

No Automatic Exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone 8.30am-8.30pm to arrange an informal visit, where an application form will be issued. Applicants will go before a selection panel, prior to being accepted for interview.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 full time staff on-site, sleep-in cover. Keywork system with regular meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, money management, benefits, drugs and alcohol, accessing education, training and employment, community services.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Truro train station - 5 minutes walk, bus station - 10 minutes walk.