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…

HSBC ‘No-Fixed-Address’ Account Helps The Homeless

A homeless man from Wirral said a bank saved him from the streets and now his life is “much brighter”, reports the Liverpool Echo. Eddie (not his real name) became homeless in 2019 after his relationship broke down due to him losing his job. The 34-year-old was left with no accommodation and no income, he […]

First Detox Centre For Homeless People

London’s first dedicated detox unit for homeless people is set to open on 14 June to help save the lives of some of the city’s most vulnerable people and provide them with an avenue off the streets for good. The service, led by PHE London, was set up in partnership with the Greater London Authority, […]

130,000 Households Made Homeless During Pandemic

While ban on evictions protected some people, domestic abuse and loss of temporary accommodation were common triggers for homelessness, reports The Guardian. At least 130,000 households in England were made homeless during the first year of the pandemic, despite the government’s ban on evictions, according to data sourced by the Observer. With the ban now over, […]

Bosco Teams Up With New Charity To Create Green Spaces

The Bosco Society is delighted to announce they’re working with a new charity, Jackpine, to create a new green space at their hostel in Bootle. The project aims to help tackle climate change, boost mental health, biodiversity, and aesthetics by creating a new green space that involves planting numerous plants on a ‘green wall’ and […]

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