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Bournemouth Churches HA - St Paul's Hostel

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with complex needs and a local connection to Bournemouth. Those without a local connection can only stay if local authority grant temporary permission. Short stay agreement up to 6th months, and can be extended, Can accept 2 couples. Can accept people with dogs. Can accept people with dogs.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via Bournemouth Borough Council Supporting People Hub.

Referral procedure

Must re-book and pay for room before 11am each day.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

1 Night

Maximum stay

3-6 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

24 hour waking cover. Keywork system for residents staying longer than one week, meetings as required. Action plans with agreed outcomes, reviewed as necessary. Staff provide advice and support around accommodation, addictions, health and life skills.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Bournemouth train and bus station - 3 minutes walk.