Exeter Foyer, Exeter

Exeter Foyer is set in the heart of Exeter offering an integrated solution to housing, personal development and training needs for young people.

Our vision is to provide a dynamic, inspiring service that will encourage young people to thrive on their journey to independence; to be a place where young people can access workshops, specialist support, training, access to education and employment opportunities, and more importantly, staff that can enable young people to gain confidence, resilience and self-determination.

Set in the heart of Exeter offers an integrated solution to housing, personal development and training needs for young people. The foyer provides safe and supportive accommodation for young people aged 16-25 years old.

The service offers a strength based approach, tailored specifically to each individual focusing on their own strengths and interests using a coaching approach to work alongside resident to achieve success in their own identified areas of development. Specialist coaches provide advice and guidance to help the young people with work, training and educational needs as well as developing the necessary skill for independent living. This work helps gain independence and enables young people to become economically active members of the community.

Criteria

A majority of applications come via the local councils, Youth Enquiry service or referring professionals. Exeter Foyer are also open to self-referral for young people who fit our current criteria.

Accommodation

Exeter Foyer is a purpose built supported housing scheme with 36 rooms in total, with a mixture of 2 and 3 bedroom cluster flats and some next stage, bedsit accommodation too. There is also a communal lounge, laundry and courtyard area.

Help and Support

In addition to the accommodation Exeter Foyer will also offer residents….

  • An allocated Coach to work with you as you navigate the journey to independent living
  • Opportunity to develop you own action plan making steps toward your future
  • Access to internal and external training opportunities and workshops
  • Sexual health advice
  • Budgeting and managing benefits
  • Opportunity to developed Life skills
  • Workshops for creative thinking and wellbeing
  • Housing and move-on advice

We also run in house workshops and training sessions and connect with other local services to give a holistic support.

Funding

The project is funded through licence fees, housing benefit, local government contracts and grants applied for directly by Exeter Foyer.

Address

Exeter Foyer Commercial Road Exeter EX2 4AD

Tel: 01392 499222

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