SHAP - Westhead Avenue

Referral address

11 Lifton Road
L33 5YA

Referral phone

0151 548 2050

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people in housing need requiring short term housing related support. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 16
  • Maximum age accepted: 25

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone for application form or write to SHAP Ltd, Lakeside Building, Alexandra Park, Prescot Road, St Helens WA10 3TT.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

2 full-time staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, emergency on-call system. key worker system (10-15 residents per worker) weekly meetings.

Rooms and charges

  • Flats: 18
  • Total spaces: 18


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  • Disabled facilities: 9 ground floor flats have wheelchair access.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Kirkby train station nearby.


Phone 01744 454056 for details of volunteering policy.


Phone 01744 454056 for donation details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for SHAP - Westhead Avenue 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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