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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Homelessness in Cornwall

Cornwall has long had a shortage of affordable housing. Housing supply for local people continues to be squeezed with more and more properties being used as holiday accommodation.


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Let's Talk About It: a St Petrocs Podcast

Join our podcast community, listening as we meet people from across the county and further afield, celebrating the fortitude and robustness of the Cornish community.


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


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Our Impact

In 2021, we actively worked with

1,113 individuals across all our services (with some accessing more than one of our services).
997 people accessed services through our resettlement and outreach teams.
284 people stayed in a St Petrocs house.

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Latest news

  • Cornish Ten Tors

    This weekend marked the 39th Cornish Ten Tors organised by the Lions Club of Bodmin. Read more

  • Buckingham Palace Garden Party

    It was a great honour to be invited to Her Majesty’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. Read more

  • Our Volunteer Programme Restarts!

    Volunteers have played an absolutely vital role at St Petrocs over the years. They make a huge difference to the kind of services we are able to provide to people experiencing homelessness. With this in mind we are extremely excited to announce that we are restarting our volunteering programme! Read more

Upcoming events

  • Royal Cornwall Show 2022

    Find us on stand 278 at this year's Royal Cornwall Show. We're also a charity of the year so keep an eye out for our roaming fundraisers with their yellow buckets collecting donations over the event! Read more

  • Chamber of Commerce Business Fair

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  • Cornwall Business Show 2022

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Real Stories

Share Your Story

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

Share Your Story
  • Austin's Story

    Following a motorcycle accident, Austin ended up losing his job and sleeping in a church doorway. Read more

  • Amy's Story

    Support from staff whilst living in our accommodation leads to Amy accepting herself and finding confidence to sing in Truro Cathedral. Read more

  • Matt's Story

    Matt was made homeless at 16 years old didn’t have the easiest start to life. Read more