Drapers City Foyer

Referral address

c/o LB Tower Hamlets HOST
Albert Jacob House
62 Roman Road
E2 0PG

Referral phone

020 7364 7151

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-23 who have a Tower Hamlets connection of at least 6 months, and who are committed to employment, education and training.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 23

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency via LB Tower Hamlets HOST.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Application form. Interview, with possible follow-up interview if necessary to reach decision. Applicant attends assessment centre. Require proof of ID and income.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 staff, 24 hour waking cover. Keywork system. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Staff support residents to develop and work on agreed training and education plan. Foyer is housed above Weavers' Cafe and Community Space, which offers a range of training activities including IT, life skills, literacy and numeracy. City and Guilds qualifications offered.

Rooms and charges

£7.36pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • Single: 21
  • Flat: 21
  • Total spaces: 42


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: Whole building wheelchair accessible. Induction loops, grab rails, texture/colour design for visual impairment. Adapted bathroom/kitchen in 5 flats.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Residents must be committed to pursuing employment, education and training options. No alcohol in communal areas. Assured shorthold tenancy.


Until 11pm. No overnight guests for first month. After this can have 3 overnight guests a week.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bethnal Green tube and train station - 5 minutes walk. Buses 8, 106, 253, 309, D3, D6.

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