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…

Bosco Bees Help Syrian Refugees

Local MP and patron of Bosco House, Peter Dowd, popped in for a coffee in the garden where we sit as he inspects his jar of honey with a custom signed label, writes Danny Rigg for the Liverpool Echo. There were once busy beehives behind Bosco House, in Bootle, before the colony flew away. But […]

How To Help Rough Sleepers In Sefton This Winter

Sefton Council is highlighting details of where anyone who finds themselves sleeping rough or knows someone who is, can find help and support. Earlier this month The Big Issue reported that the number of households facing eviction tripled in the three months after Covid protections to keep renters in their homes ended. And there are […]

New Drug Panic Amongst The Homeless Of Manchester

A prescription drug linked to a rapidly growing number of deaths in England and Wales is “absolutely rife” on the streets of Manchester, being sold for as little as 50p a tablet, reports the Mirror. Pregabalin, normally used to treat nerve damage, epilepsy and anxiety, is being increasingly used among the city centre’s rough sleepers […]

‘Hundreds Of Thousands’ At Risk Of Homelessness

New figures from The Big Issue’s Stop Mass Homelessness campaign should act as a “wake-up call” for the government, reports Liam Geraghty. The government is risking an additional £2.6bn in annual costs to the Treasury if it ignores the hundreds of thousands of people at risk of homelessness because they are behind on their rent, […]

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