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SHAP - One Six Two Project

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Young single homeless people aged 16-25 - local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Those who pose a serious threat to the safety of other residents or staff.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals or referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Phone daily 9am-8pm. Informal visit first, then application form completed before interview. Referral support form if an agency is involved. Decisions made at weekly team meeting.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 full time staff, 24 hour cover. key worker system. Staff provide support around basic practical skills, emotional development and confidence building.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Buses 10, 10a. St Helens Central train station - 10 minutes walk.