Manchester Foyer

Referral address

61 Booth Street West
Hulme
Manchester
M15 6PP

Referral phone

0161 228 7654

Referral email

foyer.admin@svha.co.uk

Website

http://www.svha.co.uk


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young people aged 16-25 in housing need who are actively engaged in education. Priority given to those with a local connection.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders. Those with a history of arson and/or a conviction relating to possessing an offensive weapon may not be accepted. Other offences assessed on an individual basis.

  • 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, call in Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, or write. Application form, can also be downloaded from website. Interview. Require documentation.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 week
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

8 full time staff and 4 volunteers, staffed from 8am to 8pm with security staff 8pm to 8am and at weekends. Compulsory keywork system (14 residents per worker), with meetings at least monthly. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed every 3 months. Support decreases as residents progress through the scheme. Support is offered around life skills, budgeting, education, employment and resettlement advice.

Rooms and charges

£2.53pw required from residents in receipt of benefits.

  • 1 bed flat: 61
  • Total spaces: 61

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with sofas, washbasins and fridges.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 flats are fully wheelchair accessible. Induction loop, automatic doors, ground floor access, lift, pull cord system, adapted kitchen and bathroom.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Compulsory programme of support. Smoking allowed in flats only. Written house rules. Residents must adhere to foyer ethos. Licence agreement.

Visitors

Overnight guests with project permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Buses: 85, 86, 263, 53, 250, 251


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