Homes for Young People

Watch this video to learn about life at the Blackburn with Darwen Foyer from Foyer Manager Helen, and resident young people.

We provide safe and secure homes for young people aged between 16 and 25 years old.




We have two Foyers based in Blackburn and Hulme in Manchester. They offer a home and support to young people for up to two years.

This is a unique opportunity for young people who are committed to training or education but require the extra support a Foyer can offer.

Our Foyers provide:

  • your own flat
  • bespoke support package
  • onsite IT Suite
  • onsite laundry
  • 24-hour security service
  • resident activities (eg. cooking classes/quiz nights/arts&crafts).

To qualify to live at either Foyer you must:

  • need supported housing
  • be committed to undertaking a programme of training or education
  • be committed to the Foyers' ethos.

Tours are available at our Foyers, please find contact detail below to book your tour.

Support for Care Leavers

Forest Court provides semi-independent accommodation for Trafford Care Leavers aged 16 – 19 years.

Forest Court provides specialist leaving care services in Trafford. Our five self-contained furnished properties provide a home and support for Care Leavers to learn and develop independence skills, which will help build confidence to move onto independent accommodation. 

We offer a wide range of support including:

  • budgeting work
  • emotional support and assistance to get into education, training and employment.

To qualify to live at Forest Court you must:

  • be a Trafford Care Leaver
  • be aged 16 – 19 years old
  • need Supported Housing
  • be committed to engaging in our support package.

All referrals must come through Trafford Social Services or Aftercare Team.

Get in touch 

Manchester Foyer

61 Booth Street West
M15 6PP

Tel: 0161 276 1000 or email:

Blackburn with Darwen Foyer

1a Prince’s Street

Tel: 01254 222 030 or email:

Forest Court

1A Forest Court,
M41 8AE

Tel: 0161 748 1454