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Stonewater - Poole Quay Foyer

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with low needs, including care leavers and people at risk of offending. Local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Poole Brokerage Service only.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in at Civic Centre Mon-Fri 9am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-4pm, closed Weds morning. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID, income and background information.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 full time and 10 part time staff and 4 volunteers, 24 hour waking cover. Compulsory keywork system (16 residents per key worker) with monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff offer support and guidance with regard to personal development, independent living and employment, training and education. A variety of support services are provided by The Quay Advice Centre attached to the project.

Total spaces



Plus 25 for young families.

Further information

Public transport

Poole train station - 5 minutes walk.