Young Devon - Barnstaple

Referral address

124 Boutport Street
EX31 1TD

Referral phone

01271 326232

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21 with support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Devon.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from homeless prevention panel only.

Referral procedure

Agency referrals to be completed and taken to the Streetwise workers to be presented at the homeless prevention panel.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 6 months
  • Maximum stay: 18 months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

3 full time and 5 part time staff based on-site, with sleep-in cover. Keywork system with weekly meetings. Staff provide support around independent living skills, including budgeting, cooking, health, relationships and employment and training.

Rooms and charges

£8.86pw required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Bedsit: 9
  • Total spaces: 9


  • Furnishings: Bedsits fully furnished.
  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking in yard only. Licence agreement.


Visitors allowed in tenant rooms only on Tues, Weds, Fri & Sat.

Further information

Public transport

Barnstaple train station - 10 minutes walk.


Phone 01271 326232 or 01752 691511 for information about volunteering opportunities.


Food, household goods, money - phone 01271 326232 for details.

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