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YMCA St Helens

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Local connection prioritised. Over 55's may be considered.


Mixed, men only & women only

Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

All referrals via MainStay.

Referral procedure

Require background information. All applicants subject to a risk assessment. Contact via website, www.mainstayliverpool.org.uk

Length of stay

Minimum stay


Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

1 Assistant Housing Services manager. 8 Housing Support officers. 1 foyer coordinator. 2 Housing Administration. Hostel staffed 24 hours a day. Regular support meetings and reviews. All needs discussed on Mainstay application addressed in support sessions.

Total spaces



Hostel rooms and Semi - Independent rooms. Hostel – 43. Semi-independent – 60. Emergency - 3

Further information

Public transport

St Helens central train station - 10 minutes walk. St Helens bus station - 5 minutes walk.