Alabare - Test Valley Young People Service: Andover Foyer

Referral address

Hampshire County Council
Glen House, Glen Road
SO31 7HD

Referral phone


Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young homeless people from aged 16-21 from all of Hampshire, as prioritised under the tender by the Placement Team. If under the age of 16 the minimum stay is 2 years.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders where there are age restrictions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals are from Test Valley Council. 01264 368000

Referral procedure

Supported Housing Panel application completed by referral agency prior to interview and sent through to Test Valley Borough Council. Forms available from Test Valley District Council.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: none
  • Maximum stay: none

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Waking nights are by prior arrangement, staff cover 24/7, currently 25 beds, 1 E&A Bed and one bed on the framework. Managed by myself, 1 Senior (1 to be appointed) 4 x 37.5 hours and 5 P/T plus relief Key working covering mental, emotional health, substance misuse, offending, budgeting, living skills, LD and physical well being education and employment, which we signpost to outside agencies and to our advice and drop in centre, The Junction.

Rooms and charges

£10.66pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 15
  • Single 10
  • Total spaces: 25


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished Sarum House ensuite, Oasis House shared bathrooms.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms in Sarum House accessible to people using wheelchairs. Grab rail and alarm installed.
  • Other facilities: IT cafe with training, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

License Agreement: no substance use, alcohol and no smoking. Key working and Home Money Lite course are all required as part of the Agreement.


Visitors are allowed between 9am and 10.30 pm.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Andover train and bus station - 10 minutes walk.


Currently have 6 volunteers, help with admin and support. Phone 01722 322882 for further information.


Food, clothes, toiletries, household goods, Christmas gifts, money. Phone 01722 322882 or 369694 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Alabare - Test Valley Young People Service: Andover Foyer and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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