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.

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Operating Principles For Night Shelters

The Government has published a document setting out operating principles to support commissioners, staff and volunteers of rough sleeping accommodation (night shelters) as well as rough sleepers themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic, should the decision be taken to open a shelter. Night shelters carry a high risk of covid-19 transmission and settings should only be […]

New Plans For Liverpool’s Homeless

Liverpool Council’s plans to overhaul the way it helps homeless people are continuing, with plans now submitted for new temporary accommodation in the city. The council has been trying to find a positive from the upheaval caused by the pandemic by drastically reducing the threat of long-term homelessness and rough sleeping, reports the Liverpool Echo. […]

Black People At Greater Risk Of Homelessness

A Merseyside MP has spoken of her determination to fight inequalities in Liverpool after new data revealed Black people in our region are more likely to become homeless. Liverpool Riverside MP Kim Johnson said that Black people in Merseyside are “very vulnerable” to encountering housing problems because they are often in low paid jobs, and […]

Bosco: ‘Phew! What A Summer!’

It is no exaggeration to say this year of the Coronavirus pandemic has been a tumultuous time for everyone – none more so than for those charged with providing supported accommodation for our most vulnerable citizens. The year 2020 started in the most unusual fashion – COVID-19 seemed to come out of nowhere and engulf […]

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