SHYPP Foyers

Referral address


Referral phone

0300 5610140

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 with support needs. Priority to people with a local connection to Herefordshire.

Who we cannot help

People whose primary support need is alcohol or drug rehab. People with a history of offending. Those who do not require support or whose support needs are too high to be met by the project.

  • 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. Application form completed by prospective resident and agency prior to interview. Require references, care plans and pre-sentence reports if appropriate.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 full time member of staff at each foyer, generally available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. Keyworker system with weekly meetings. Personal development plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed monthly. Advice and support around life skills, healthy living, and accessing training and employment. Computer facilities available.

Rooms and charges

Contact project for details of charges.

  • Single: 13
  • Flat: 16
  • Total spaces: 29


  • Furnishings: Rooms and flats fully furnished, with washbasins in rooms.
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  • Disabled facilities: The Hereford Foyer can accommodate one wheelchair user. All foyers have flashing alarms and can create documents in Braille.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No smoking allowed in communal areas. Licence agreement.


No under 16s after 8pm or during school hours. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Train stations - approx 1 mile from each foyer.


Email or phone 01432 374790 for volunteering information.


Food, clothes, household goods, money. Phone 01432 374790 or email for details.

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