Photo: Rough Sleeper – Marlborough Road, Southport

Homeless man sleeps under a Sofa in my garden!

Another rough sleeper in Southport, this man has been sleeping rough in a town centre garden under a sofa that is lodged up against bins for weeks on end.

A Marlborough Road resident told:  “There is a homeless man sleeping under a sofa in my front garden, he’s not causing any problems…What should I do?”

Read More: Rough Sleepers On Lord Street

Read More: Man and two dogs rough sleeping in Southport


If you have nowhere to stay or if it is unsafe for you to return home, or you will be homeless within the next 28 days, you should contact the Housing Options Team immediately Housing Options Team Ground Floor, Merton House, Stanley Road, Bootle L20 3UU

Tel: 0151 934 3541 Opening Times: Monday-Thursday 10 am to 4 pm Friday 10am to 3 pm Out of hours For people who become homeless when our office is closed, Sefton Council’s Health and Social Care Emergency Duty Team manages our out of hour’s service.

The service is for emergencies only and can give you general advice and will be able to assist you to find temporary emergency accommodation.

ots-mapYou can contact the Out of Hours service on 0151 920 8234 Monday to Thursday after 5.00p.m.

Friday after 4.15pm and any time at weekends and public holidays.


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