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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…

Condemnation For Government Rough Sleepers Removal Plan

Over sixty-five homelessness organisations have signed a joint statement condemning UK plans to remove rough sleepers On 7 May, Crisis, along with over sixty-five other organisations supporting people facing homelessness across the UK have released a joint statement condemning UK Government plans to use rough sleeping as grounds for removing someone from the country. Home Office guidance […]

When Is A Local Connection Not A Local Connection?

A man has called for all those who are homeless in Wales to receive speedy help even if they do not fit into a priority group, reports the BBC. John Williams, 52, became homeless in Weston-super-Mare, where he had been volunteering to help homeless people. It prompted him to return home to Swansea, where he […]

The Generosity Of Strangers Helps Rough Sleeper

A homeless man was left devastated when his tent and ‘everything he owned’ was ‘burnt to a crisp’ in a ‘deliberate’ fire – but has now been helped back on his feet by kind-hearted strangers. Stephen Bowditch, 40, left his tent in Lodmoor Country Park in Weymouth as he headed out on a stroll with […]

How Many Homeless People Are There In The UK?

Knowing the scale of the issue is vital to understanding how to solve it, says The Big Issue. The scale of homelessness is a notoriously difficult thing to quantify. There are many different types of homelessness, for starters. It’s not just rough sleeping – there are people trapped in temporary accommodation or hostels and shelters. And it […]


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