Emmaus - Hertfordshire

Referral address

Hill End Lane
St Albans

Referral phone

01727 817294 (option 1 for support)

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs (will also accept people with dogs – maximum 1 dog per person). No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

People with conviction of arson or those on the sex offenders register, or those who are pregnant.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Please visit our website for full details by clicking on 'joining our community'. Referral form can be downloaded and emailed to the listed contact. Successful applicants will be invited in for an interview when a room is available.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Fri 9am-5pm for an application form, also available at the Emmaus website. Interview.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 3-6 months
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Each Companion (resident) has a designated support worker and an individual support plan. Support provided on day-to-day basis, as necessary. No staff supervision at night or Sundays.

Rooms and charges


  • Single: 39
  • Total spaces: 39


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
  • Food: %author:field_hostels_food
  • Disabled facilities: Rooms on first floor accessible to wheelchair users via lift
  • Other facilities: Lounge/games room, garden, computer facilities, laundry room, dining room.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol or illegal drugs allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms only. Licence agreement.


By arrangement only.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

A 40 minute walk from St Albans station. Local bus service to city centre (approx. 8 walk from Emmaus to bus stop).


Furniture in good condition (no flat pack), clothing, household electrical items, books, CDs and DVDs. Call 01727 817 297.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Emmaus - Hertfordshire 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. 

Other services nearby