SHAP - Sherdley House

Referral address

Dobsons Way
St Helens

Referral phone

01744 451927

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-21. Referrals from outside the borough would normally have to show a local connection unless they are fleeing violence or have another valid reason why they may not remain in their own borough.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 21

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. All applicants must be assessed by the Housing Advice Centre at the Millennium Centre. Out of hours referrals must come through Social Services.

Referral procedure

Phone hostel 24 hours daily or call in at Housing Advice Centre, Wesley House, Corporation Street, St Helens Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. All applicants must be assessed by Housing Advice Centre. Need proof of benefits entitlement/income.

Length of stay

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

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff and relief workers, 24 hour sleep-in cover. Compulsory key worker system, with weekly meetings. Staff provide help with budgeting, paying bills, cooking, shopping, employment, training and developing independent living skills.

Rooms and charges

  • Flat : 9
  • Total spaces: 9


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  • Disabled facilities: One room accessible to wheelchair users.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus 196.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for SHAP - Sherdley 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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