Bournemouth Churches HA - St Paul's Hostel

Referral address

c/o Bournemouth SP Hub
Town Hall, St Stephen's Road

Referral phone

01202 451265

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with complex needs and a local connection to Bournemouth. Those without a local connection can only stay if local authority grant temporary permission. Short stay agreement up to 6th months, and can be extended, Can accept 2 couples. Can accept people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Bournemouth Borough Council Supporting People Hub.

Referral procedure

Must re-book and pay for room before 11am each day.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 Night
  • Maximum stay: 3-6 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. Keywork system for residents staying longer than one week, meetings as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as necessary. Staff provide advice and support around accommodation, addictions, health and life skills.

Rooms and charges

  • Single: 36
  • Double: 4
  • Total spaces: 40


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  • Disabled facilities: 2 rooms accessible to wheelchair users. Adapted toilet and shower.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bournemouth train and bus station - 3 minutes walk.


See for details of volunteering opportunities within the BCHA Group.


Clothes, toiletries, books, DVDs. Phone 01202 587160 for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Bournemouth Churches HA - St Paul's Hostel and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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