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.

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“We need, in every community, a group of angelic troublemakers.” – Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin was one of the closest associates of Martin Luther King and an important figure in the civil rights movement. Rustin campaigned not only for the rights of African Americans but also the rights of the LGBTQ community. Rustin urged those who felt afraid…

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Trevor’s Last Day at SSJ

Trevor’s Leaving Do On Friday, 17th May, SSJ’s Chief Executive, Trevor Pickup retired after 31 years of service to the charity and community. We celebrated Trevor’s achievements at his retirement party, where we enjoyed a delightful evening reminiscing on the incredible journey SSJ has taken…

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Understanding How Trauma Impacts Behaviour

What is trauma? Trauma. It’s a word we hear often, yet its actual impact on individuals can sometimes be missed or misunderstood. When we speak of trauma, we’re talking about experiences that shake a person to their core, leaving deep scars on their mind and…

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