Frequently Asked Questions
How long can I stay?
How much does it cost to stay at the Foyer?
The affordable Licence Fee is on a sliding scale, based on your current income levels. Foyer staff will explain what amount of Licence Fee you would be expected to pay at your interview.
Can I apply directly to the Foyer?
Can I apply to the Foyer if I am pregnant?
How is a Foyer different from a hostel?
The Foyer should not be confused with a hostel or emergency shelter that accepts direct access for people off the street. All residents have to undergo an interview and assessment prior to being accepted.
The Foyer ethos requires all residents to demonstrate a commitment towards their own personal development. Therefore residents are expected to work towards agreed goals and attend development programmes as part of their licence to remain at the Foyer.
Can I return to the Foyer after I have left?
Can I play music in my room?
Music is allowed to be played in your room provided that you respect that the Foyer is a residential, training and community facility. Other Foyer residents and local neighbours have the right to live peacefully therefore noise must be kept to a reasonable level at all times.
Can I drink alcohol in my room?
Can I have pets?
Is there a time that I must be in for at night?
Can I bring in friends?
After 6 weeks Foyer residents are permitted to have a maximum of two visitors at any one time. There is a strict policy in place for visitors under the age of 18. This must be adhered to at all times. Visiting times are:
Sunday – Thursday 9.00 am – Midnight
Friday – Saturday 9.00 am – 1 am
Visitors should sign in before 10pm, visitors signing in after 10pm are at the discretion of the duty member of staff.