The Maples

The Maples, Barnstaple EX32 01271 378 065

The Maples has 9 rooms in a shared house. We provide accommodation and support for single adults aged 18 and over, who are experiencing, or are at risk of, homelessness.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site 24 hours a day
  • Short-term supported housing
  • Communal facilities including a lounge, dining room, kitchen and garden



A quiet residential area, just 15 minutes’ walk from Barnstaple town centre within easy access of shops, Pilton Park, leisure facilities and public transport links.

Accommodation type

Accommodation Type

9 fully-furnished bedrooms in a shared house. There is WiFi in all communal areas.

Communal areas

Communal areas

A lounge, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room and garden.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All rooms are let on a licence agreement.


Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Homelessness Star model.

Staff availability

Our highly-trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day, seven days a week, giving residents peace of mind that support is always on-hand. There is an overnight concierge service seven days a week, should residents require any further support.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Daily living skills
  • Building positive relationships
  • Managing mental health needs
  • Preventing homelessness
  • Socialising and community involvement
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Additional support services

We also provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently.

Care and Support


To be eligible for a place at The Maples, applicants must:

  • Be aged 18 or over
  • Be a single adult (no children or other dependants)
  • Be homeless or at risk of homelessness

How to apply

We accept referrals from North Devon Council, as well as Devon probation service, Rough Sleeping Coordinators and Rise. All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.


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