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…

From Selling The Big Issue To Running A Multi-Million Pound Business

A former Big Issue seller who now runs a multi-million-pound fashion firm says his time selling the magazine helped propel him to success, reports the Mirror. Philip Waltham sold the magazine for three years in London after running away from his Hull home as a teen to escape his drug addiction. The 44-year-old, whose firm […]

Homeless Nurse Has To Sleep In Her Car

A nurse is sleeping in her car after becoming homeless two days before Christmas, reports the Liverpool Echo. Nikki Campbell, 42, spent Christmas Day “crying” and walking her two dogs before sleeping in a car she borrowed from her nephew, on New Brighton Promenade. The hard-working theatre recovery nurse was forced to wash and brush her […]

Young Girl Makes Blankets From Crisp Packets For The Homeless

A schoolgirl is making life-saving blankets for the homeless to stay warm – out of used crisp packets, reports the Mirror. Alyssa Dean, 11, started collecting crisp bags to transform them into warm survival blankets for people who are homeless. The idea came after she was inspired to help homeless people to stay safe during […]

Fears For Rough Sleepers As Funding Ends

Homelessness campaigners say they fear there could be “deaths on the streets” after emergency funding used to put homeless people up in hotels and other temporary shelters ended, reports the Liverpool Echo. Liverpool council still provides emergency shelter for anyone with a “local connection” to the area, defined in the law as someone who has […]

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