LiveWest - Plymouth Foyer

Referral address

12-14 Octagon St
12-14 Octagon Stree

Referral phone

01752 256880

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Supported accommodation service for young people aged 16-24 experiencing homelessness. We also receive referrals for Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children.

Who we cannot help

All individuals are assessed on an individual basis and this assessment will indicate whether their support needs can be met at Plymouth Foyer. There are limited clients that would not be accepted.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 24

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

A2A (Access to accommodation) Hub nominations (referrals can be made by a number of partner agencies), or direct referral from Children's Services for under 18 emergency provision.

Referral procedure

Receive nominations via the Access to Accommodation procedure. We will then assess their suitability for the project and conduct our own readiness assessment to gauge further info around suitability. Have a 6-bed emergency accommodation provision for under 18's whereby we receive direct referrals from Children's Services. They are required to complete a referral form and risk assessment and we will assess suitability for the project and if we can meet their support needs.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: ? 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 Youth Development Workers with a caseload of 9/10. Staffing between 8am and 10pm Monday to sunday security guard 6pm-9am all day weekend and bank holidays. Support sessions ad hoc. Support covers: Financial confidence, housing, training and employment, social skills, health and well-being.

Rooms and charges

  • En-suite 50
  • Room 6
  • Total spaces: 56


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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room in the Foyer is accessible for wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Plymouth train station - 10 minutes’ walk. City centre - 10 minutes walk.


Food, call 01752 256880.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for LiveWest - Plymouth 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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