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Bournemouth Churches HA - Gabriel House

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless men and women with support needs. Those rough-sleeping are prioritised. A local connection is required. Can accept couples and dogs.

Who we cannot help

History of arson. Schedule 1 offenders. Needs too high. Danger to self or others/Antisocial behaviour. Recent history of arson.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referrals via the local Street Homeless Outreach Team (SHOT) and other agencies.

Referral procedure

Eastern Hub referral form to be completed and sent to the gabrielhousereferrals@bcha.org.uk The prospective residents housing and support needs are assessed during a pre interview. If they meet the criteria they are placed on the waiting list.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

≤ 1 Month

Maximum stay

6 months - 1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

9 full time staff, 24 hour waking cover. key worker system providing an intensive support service and a programme of recovery based activities.

Total spaces



We have 3 rooms capable of accommodating couples and 2 bedsits.

Further information

Public transport

Bus station - 10 minutes walk. Exeter St Davids train station - 20 minutes walk.