HPCHA - Martin House

Referral address

23-25 Upper Lattimore Road
St Albans

Referral phone

01727 851501

Referral email




Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men over 25 with housing-related support needs. Local connection to Hertfordshire taken into consideration.

Who we cannot help

Schedule 1 offenders including arsonists, sex offenders and people with a recent conviction for violence.

  • Minimum age accepted: 25
  • Maximum age accepted: -

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from any agency. Accept referrals from prison if can interview face to face and release date is within 3 months.

Referral procedure

Agency referrals only. Phone or email for referral form and disclosure of information consent form, to be completed by referring agency and applicant.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: -
  • Maximum stay: 2 years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour staffing, waking night cover. Linkwork system with regular meetings. Support plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as required. Staff help residents develop independent living skills. Close links with other agencies including CRI, CMHT, probation, St Albans District Council and Oaklands College.

Rooms and charges

A weekly charge to claimants is required

  • Single: 14
  • 2 bed: 3
  • Total spaces: 20


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, with fridge.
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  • Disabled facilities: None.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Smoking allowed in single rooms and garden only. No alcohol in communal areas. Licence agreement.


10am-10pm, must be over 18. No overnight guests.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

St Albans City train station - 5 minutes walk.


Food, bedding, towels, money. Phone project for details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for HPCHA - Martin House 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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