Prince's Trust - Plymouth Foyer

Referral address

12-14 Octagon Street

Referral phone

01752 256880

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single people aged 16-25 who are homeless or in housing need, including ex-offenders and those with alcohol/drugs or mental health problems. No local connection required. Must be prepared to removing barriers preventing them moving on into training and/or employment.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists. People with a drug/alcohol dependency who have no support package from external agency. Those with rent arrears from previous stay at Foyer. Those who present risk to residents.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Plymouth Young Persons Supported Accommodation Hub.

Referral procedure

Application form completed by applicant and referral agency before support needs assessment. Need proof of identity, eg birth certificate, passport, driving licence, bank card/statement.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3 months
  • Maximum stay: 9 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

11 full time staff, on site Mon, Thurs & Fri 9am-10pm, Tues & Wed 9am-6pm. emergency out of hours staffing. Keywork system (10 residents per key worker), weekly then weekly-monthly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed quarterly. key worker and resident agree personal development plan around living skills, health and other information needs.

Rooms and charges

£11.53pw required from residents receiving of housing benefit.

  • Single: 50
  • Total spaces: 50


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with ensuite shower room.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible to people using wheelchairs. Purpose built 2-bedroom flat.
  • Other facilities: Garden, lounge, cafe.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend personal development plan meetings. Alcohol allowed 8pm-12 midnight in communal courtyard. Smoking in own room only. Licence agreement.


7am-12 midnight. Maximum 2 visitors at a time per resident, overnight guests 3 times a week.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Plymouth train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Prince's Trust - 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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