Welcome to the Society of St James

Hampshire's leading homelessness charity.

Helping vulnerable people experiencing homelessness, problems with alcohol and substance use and other complex needs to change their lives.

Latest News

Airport Lodge Joins the SSJ Stable: A Safe Space for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

We are delighted to announce the addition of Airport Lodge to the SSJ stable, our latest project aimed at providing housing and intensive resettlement support for individuals experiencing homelessness in the Farnborough and Aldershot areas.  Our dedicated team provides comprehensive, trauma-informed support, addressing a range…

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SSJ Bids Farewell to Chief Executive Trevor Pickup

After an extraordinary 31 years at the helm, Chief Executive Trevor Pickup is set to swap his leadership hat for a gardening fork as he retires from the Society of St. James (SSJ) in May 2024. Trevor’s dedication and leadership have become synonymous with the organisation, shaping its…

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The Intersection of Mental Health, Addiction and Homelessness

Trauma’s Role on Mental Health, Addiction and Homelessness Trauma can have a profound impact on an individual’s life, often serving as a catalyst for the triple crisis of mental health, addiction, and homelessness. Deep-seated emotional wounds may result in mental health disorders such as depression,…

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