Catalyst - Britannia Foyer

Referral address

Housing Needs, Borough of Broxbourne
Bishops' College
Churchgate, Cheshunt

Referral phone

01992 785555

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Young single parents. Must have a local connection to Broxbourne.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders and people with a history of violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. All referrals must go through Broxbourne Housing Needs section.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 7am-11pm. Unless going to private rent or be housed by referrer, all applications need to be completed by Housing Needs and prospective resident prior to interview. Require proof of ID.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full time and 8 part time staff, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (average 4 residents per key worker), with weekly-monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff provide support around life skills, budgeting, drug and health awareness, and help with accessing education, training and employment.

Rooms and charges

£13.50pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Bedsit: 20
  • Total spaces: 20


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite facilities.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible for wheelchair users but no adapted bathroom facilities.
  • Other facilities: Lounge.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or smoking allowed on the premises. Residents expected to attend support plan meetings. Licence agreement.


Between 8.30am-10.45pm. Overnight guests on rota basis.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Waltham Cross train station - 5 minutes walk.


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Email for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Catalyst - Britannia 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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