Close Dialog Window
Close Dialog Window

Latest from Twitter

Cancer Awareness Hub - here at The Millennium Centre 10 am to 4 pm Thursday 12th April, 26th April, 10th May, 24th… https://t.co/apw47nY1NI
1 week ago

The Phoenix Rising From The Ashes https://t.co/nw9Nc3sCWO via @YouTube
1 month ago

HEALTHWATCH ST HELENS ''COME & TALK TO US ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCES OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES'' THERE WILL BE NO MENTA… https://t.co/7MDLdZjGkQ
1 month ago

Housing

Where can I find support with homelessness?

Hope House (103 Church Street, also known as the ‘Soupie’) provides various services for the homeless, those at risk of homelessness and substance misusers:

  • The Urban Café provides essential nutritional and personal care including breakfast club, emergency food hampers, shower and laundry facilities
  • An advice and advocacy service that aims to provide service users with support to secure accommodation, access drug/alcohol treatment and health services

The Housing Options and Advice service has a legal duty to prevent homelessness, and is able to offer a variety of options or actions depending on your circumstances. You can either telephone the service or call in person, and trained officers will listen carefully to your problems and discuss the appropriate solutions.

There are also two main hostels within St Helens that provide emergency accommodation:

The housing/homelessness charity Shelter does not have a branch in St Helens, however their free national helpline (0808 800 4444) can give you immediate and practical assistance, explain your rights, offer advice/guidance and suggest specialist or local support services to help you in the longer term. Shelter also operate the Community Legal Advice helpline (0845 345 4345) and Homeowner helpline (0300 3300 515) for those struggling to pay their mortgage.

Further information about homelessness can be found via Citizens Advice Bureau, DirectGov, Homeless UK and Crisis.

CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is about supporting men, particularly those aged 15-35. It’s about giving you a break, a way of getting things off your chest and sorting your head out. If you’re going through a tough time and live on Merseyside then they could help you get back to enjoying your life. They provide a helpline (0800 58 58 58) and a website full of information, blogs and stories on issues relating to depression and suicide.

Related Questions

Comments and Suggestions
If you could please rate this page and provide any comments about this page or the site in general below, it will help us improve the site for others in the future.
Rate this Page: 123450/5
Comments:

Related Organisations

Hope House
Housing Options and Advice
St Helens YMCA
Salvation Army
Citizens Advice St Helens
CALM

Subscribe to our newsletter
All the latest St Helens Gateway news and updates delivered directly to your inbox.