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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…

Specsavers Offer Free Eye Care For The Homeless

Specsavers is opening its stores out-of-hours to offer free eye care for people experiencing homelessness, reports the Mirror. The pilot scheme has seen 45 stores across the UK sign up to offer free sight tests, eye-care, and glasses in a safe, judgement-free space. The initiative follows research that found 40 per cent of those affected […]

Royal College Of Nursing Demand Healthcare For The Homeless

At RCN Congress on Thursday, union members voted to instruct the RCN to demand the UK government to mandate specialist-accessible care for those experiencing rough sleeping, reports Kirsten Bland for the Nursing Times. It comes amid fierce criticism of the Criminal Justice Bill during the last parliament that sought to further criminalise rough sleeping. People […]

“Supported Housing Is Facing A Huge Crisis At The Moment”

Hannah Debellotte and Charlie Gibbs are joking around as they make lunch in the shared kitchen of their supported-living flats, reports the BBC. Charlie’s on a day off from her job at a nursery, while Hannah has just started a course to become a nail technician. They’ve both come a long way since moving here in […]

Rough Sleeping Insights Tool: Using Tech To Count The Homeless

James MacTavish, Engagement Manager at Faculty #LPSInnovation, explains how new technology can help the homeless. London rough sleeping data is siloed, being held across 10s of disparate systems across the capital. This makes it difficult to view an end-to-end journey, how effective countermeasures have been, and whether there are common barriers preventing people from accessing […]


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