LiveWest - Plymouth Foyer

Referral address

Plymouth Foyer
14 Octagon St

Referral phone

01752 256880

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-24 with support needs. local connection is required.

Who we cannot help

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

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals (16-24) and referrals from any agency. All referrals via The Hub.

Referral procedure

Phone 01752 256880 Mon-Fri 9am-5pm or call in to Plymouth Foyer, 12-14 Octagon Street, Plymouth PL1 1TU. Application form. Interview. Require proof of ID and background information.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

6 Youth Development Workers with a case load 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

£6-£9 PW required from residents receiving benefits.

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


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 room in the Foyer is accessible for wheelchair users.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, courtyard, media suite, chill out room (staff present).

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in support programme. Alcohol and smoking in own room only. Licence agreement in single rooms. Assured shorthold tenancy in flats.


7am-12 midnight. 1 guest per resident may stay overnight, for up to 3 nights per week.

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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