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Portsmouth Churches HA - St Paul's House (Portsmouth)

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless women in need of 24 hour support, mothers or fathers with children under the age of 5, and couples who are expecting or already have a child under the age of 5. Applicants must have a local connection to Portsmouth.

Who we cannot help

History of arson or sex offence. Schedule 1 offenders.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept referrals from Portsmouth City Council only.

Referral procedure

St. Paul's House and St. Monica's House referrals are received from Portsmouth City Council Somers Road accepts self referrals.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

1 Year

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staffed 24 hours a day. Keywork sessions around independent living. Life skills programme, includes health and safety, finance, home management, personal development, healthy pregnancy, parenting, keeping safe, leaving.

Total spaces



Includes 3 family rooms. Each room has own ensuite toilet and shower.

Further information

Public transport

Portsmouth & Southsea train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.