40 years of combating homelessness, poverty and disadvantage in Merseyside

SHAP will be a major force in combating homelessness, poverty and disadvantage

We achieve our aims by promoting social justice, empowering people and working to build strong, resilient communities.

All of our services create opportunities for people to grow, take risks and take control of their own lives.

Housing, Support & Wellbeing

SHAP’s Housing Support and Wellbeing Service offers accommodation, support, guidance, coaching and welfare benefits advice and ensures those moving on ….

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Work With Us

Are you looking for a job where you can truly make a difference in people’s lives?  Please check out our latest vacancies.

Do you have some free time and want to do something worthwhile?   Why not think about volunteering with us?

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Get Involved

We work with some of the most vulnerable adults and young people in Merseyside.  We need your help to continue our good work.  Volunteer with us, challenge yourself, campaign with us or make a donation….

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Success Stories

Lydia had been living in supported accommodation when she was first introduced to Knowsley’s Floating Support Scheme.


Martin was referred to the Halton Floating Support service managed by Plus Dane and SHAP after his parents were moved to a smaller property which was adapted to meet their needs.


Pauline recently received support from our Plus Dane SHAP Floating Support Service. This is her story.


Latest News

Supported Lodgings Scheme (St Helens)

Would you like to make a difference to a young person's life? Do you have a spare room that you are willing to let? Can you provide a young person with a home and support them to be independent? Then SHAP’s Supported Lodgings Scheme could be just the thing for you....

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Who We Work With

Featured Campaign

Safer St Helens

We are a #BetterThanThatChampion, helping to make St Helens a safer place and stopping Hate Crime.  Working with the Safer Communities Team in St Helens and other providers / local people to combat hate crime and make St Helens a safer place to live. 

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