LiveWest - Torbay YP Support & Accommodation Foyer

Referral address

Young People's Accommodation Services
Teignmouth Road
Torquay
TQ1 4DZ

Referral phone

01803 316632

Referral email

torbay.referrals@livewest.co.uk

Website

http://www.livewest.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless or at risk of people aged 16-25 with support need. Must have local connection to Torbay.

Who we cannot help

All needs individually assessed

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone or call in Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for application form, present at Housing Option, all to complete pre referral form then attend a readiness assessment (Interview).

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full and 1 part time staff on-site Mon-Fri 10am-8pm, night security staff – 5.00pm – 8.00am plus 24 hrs Sat & Sun. Keywork system with meetings at least weekly. Staff provide support around independent living skills and help with access to training and employment.

Rooms and charges

Weekly contribution to Personal Service charge. Contact project for further details.

  • Single: 16
  • Flat: 4
  • Total spaces: 20

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 1 flat accessible to wheelchair users with wet room.
  • Other facilities: Training room with internet access, music technology room, laundry room, Training Kitchen, Art Room, Sports Hall, Interview/Conference Rooms.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must participate in programme of support and agree to taking part in 15 hours meaningful activity per week – eg college course. No alcohol allowed in communal areas. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Between 9am-11.30pm Mon-Fri, 9am-12.30am Sat-Sun. Overnight 2 guests per week by arrangement.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Bus 2 minutes walk - Train 10 mins walk

Donations

We invite donations from local organisations and regularly receive KFC under the food waste reduction programme. For further information contact via phone 01803 316632 or email Torbay.referrals@livewest.co.uk


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