LiveWest - Truro New Start
Who is the project for?
Who do we help?
Homeless people with support needs, including those with alcohol, drug and mental health problems. Can accommodate 5 couples. Priority given to those with a local connection to Cornwall.
Who we cannot help
Recent history of violence resulting in arrest where we believe that our staff or tenants would be at risk of harm from the referred person.
- Minimum age accepted: 18
- Maximum age accepted: None
How to get a referral
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Phone 8.30am-8.30pm to arrange an informal visit, where an application form will be issued. Applicants will go before a selection panel, prior to being accepted for interview.
Length of stay
- Minimum stay: 3-6 Months
- Maximum stay: 2 Years
Support and accommodation
6 full time staff on-site, sleep-in cover. Keywork system with regular meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. Staff provide support around independent living skills, money management, benefits, drugs and alcohol, accessing education, training and employment, community services.
Rooms and charges
- Flat 15
- Total spaces: 15
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- Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible to wheelchair users.
Rules and policies
Truro train station - 5 minutes walk, bus station - 10 minutes walk.
Is this page accurate?
If you work for LiveWest - Truro New Start 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.