We're working to end homelessness in Cornwall, because every person has a right to a safe and secure home.

Our Services

If you are at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness, we can help. Our services range from advice and support to accommodation and life skills.


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Volunteers make a vital contribution to the work of St Petrocs and we value their ideas, energy, enthusiasm and the time they spend working alongside our staff, clients and partners. Find out more about how to volunteer and help us end homelessness in Cornwall.


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Fundraise and raise essential funds to help our work to end homelessness.


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Our Impact

In 2023, we actively worked with

1,357 individuals across all our services (with some accessing more than one of our services).
1,170 people accessed services through our resettlement and outreach teams.
360 people stayed in a St Petrocs house.

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Latest news

  • Working together to end homelessness

    Today marks 38 years of commitment to supporting people experiencing homelessness. We're celebrating the incredible impact of the past year and the resilience of our clients who inspire us daily. Read more

  • 'Tap for Penzance' Project launched to tackle homelessness this spring

    ‘Tap for Penzance’ is a partnership project between Safer Penzance, Penzance Business Improvement District and St Petrocs. Read more

  • Preventing homelessness at St Petrocs

    In 2023, we helped prevent 202 people from experiencing homelessness. Preventing homelessness requires our team to work with people who are at risk of experiencing homelessness, or those who are at risk of repeating their experience of homelessness in Cornwall. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Brunch in the Boardroom

    An event exclusively for our Business Club members - available at various dates throughout the year. Read more

  • Community Event: St Michael’s Mount Exclusive Visit

    A St Petrocs Community Event: Join us for an afternoon touring the wonderful spring gardens and take a complimentary visit through the ancient doorways of the historic Castle.  Read more

  • Community Event: Charlestown Coastal Walk, Museum Visit and talk by Raynor Winn

    Join us for a morning walking the coast path; hear from best selling author of 'The Salt Path', Raynor Winn; and finally immerse yourself in the past with a visit to the Charlestown Shipwreck Museum featuring the only intact barrel of coins ever recovered from a wreck. Read more

Real Stories

Share Your Story

Let us know St Petrocs' involvement in your life by sharing your story.

Share Your Story
  • Chloe's Story

    Chloe used her time staying in our Winter Service as an opportunity to continue working, save up and plan for the future. Read more

  • Josh's Story

    Josh's job came with accommodation, so he was pushed into homelessness when his role came to an end. Through staying in our Winter Services, he was able to avoid life on the street. Read more

  • Scott's Story

    Scott now has steady and sustainable employment and somewhere to live long term after engaging with our services. Read more