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Welcome

Sefton Supported Housing Group (SSHG) is a consortium of four organisations that have joined forces to tackle homelessness in the borough.

Bosco Society Ltd, Venus, Excel Housing and New Start have won a five-year contract from Sefton Council to deliver supported housing to homeless people in Sefton.

You can find about more about the work the consortium will be doing, and the member organisations involved, on the other pages of this website.

Latest News…

Bringing An End To Rough Sleeping

As we move out of lockdown, Fiona Colley, Director of StreetLink, discusses the picture of rough sleeping in England, the support available to people and what will happen next as StreetLink works alongside other services to help end rough sleeping. It’s been a year since the Government asked councils to bring the people sleeping rough […]

Rough Sleeping In Cardiff ‘Down By 90%’

Calls to keep people off the streets post-lockdown have been made as figures show rough sleepers in Cardiff are down 90% from pre-pandemic times. Cardiff council said numbers of people sleeping rough fell from about 80 in September 2019 to about eight, reports the BBC. Homeless charity Crisis wants law changes made to get people […]

Councils Can House Those With ‘No Recourse To Public Funds’

The high court has ruled that councils can provide emergency housing during the pandemic to homeless people who would not normally be eligible for support. Take Timon Ncube, 61, for example. He was refused emergency accommodation by Brighton and Hove city council in September and was forced to live on the streets, reports The Guardian. […]

Liverpool Man Pays Tribute To Homeless Friend

A dad-of-two paid tribute to his ‘genius’ friend who died after falling on hard times and finding himself sleeping rough on the streets of Liverpool. Stephen Hamley, 49, described Mick Marshall as ‘so very talented’ and ‘a lovely man’, in a touching tribute to his beloved friend, reports the Liverpool Echo. Mick was just 39 […]


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