Helena's House

    6 Roby Road, Huyton, L36 4HE
    0151 665 0290

    • Disabled access
    • Ensuite room
    • Male & female residents
    • Room only

    Supported Living Knowsley

    Helena’s House in Huyton, Knowsley, is a 24/7 supported living service for people living with a mental health diagnosis, learning disability or autism.

    Helena’s House is located in the heart of the community in Huyton. A Victorian property which has been developed to retain its character, but to also offer our residents a modern, spacious environment to live in. Across 2 floors there is a mixture of accommodation types with both shared facilities and ensuite rooms available.

    As with all of our services, our residents benefit from ‘The Northern Healthcare model of supported living’, with 24/7 support onsite and clinical input from our multi-disciplinary team.

    The team at Helena’s House provide 24/7 support for people with a variety of mental health conditions. Our residents come to us from a number of different pathways; they may need greater ‘step down’ support following a period in an acute hospital or forensic service. Our experienced multi-disciplinary team help our residents to achieve their next steps, from simple tasks such as dieting and budgeting, to longer term goals such as gaining employment. Find out more about our support model by clicking here.

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    Referral Criteria

    • Male & female residents, aged 18+ who are willing to engage in recovery & social inclusion.
    • Can be on section 17 leave or if on forensic MHA section, on extended leave if approved by MOJ.
    • On admission residents must be stable on their current medication & medically fit.
    • We can support people with a diagnosed mental illness, mild learning disability or autistic spectrum disorder.
    • The service is brought to you in partnership with Encircle Housing Association, referrals are assessed in partnership.

    For any questions regarding Helena's House, or to make a referral enquiry please get in touch.

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    What’s life like at Helena’s House?

    Helena’s House is a warm and welcoming environment, where residents can build their confidence and reach their goals in a safe and supportive service. We encourage our residents to live independently, but we are always on hand to help and provide reassurance 24/7.

    Located close to the centre of Huyton in Knowsley, there is easy access to shops, libraries, local amenities and public transport.  Liverpool city centre can easily be reached via Roby train station, which is just a 10-minute walk away.

    We encourage our residents to be actively involved in our monthly residents’ meeting, where our team and our residents come together to share feedback and new ideas.

    Lady cooking

    “It’s just the people around me that are always there for me when I need a chat, and since I've been here I've been getting better and better.”


    Our supported living model ensures consistency in the quality of our care

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    People's views and decisions about care were incorporated in their care plans. This helped staff to support people in a way that allowed people to have control over their lives. People told us, "I would recommend this service to other people. Staff help me with [name of activity] and help to keep me focused." (CQC Report 2021)

    Helena's House News & Events

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      Life at Helena’s House

      Our supported living services are full of activities with a busy calendar of group cooking classes, exercise, health and nutrition workshops, 1-2-1 time and occupational therapy to suit everyone’s needs and help our residents to reach their recovery goals. Here…

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      Resident Supported Living Stories

      Since I have come to Helena’s House, my life is so much happier…

      As part of a guided reflective activity residents from Helena’s House discussed their journey to Northern Healthcare. Marilyn one of our residents who particularly enjoys putting pen to paper decided to write about her journey to share with the team:…

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      Residents at Helena’s House welcome Amber, the pet therapy dog | Animal assisted mental health recovery

      Residents at Helena’s House enjoyed some quality time with Amber, a qualified pet therapy dog this week. Research indicates that therapy dogs provide comfort in moments of distress, and help to rebuild self-esteem. Evidence also suggests that petting or stroking…

    • Case Study

      Resident Story | Thomas – Helena’s House

      Thomas, who lives with paranoid schizophrenia, was initially referred by his Mental Health Social Worker in early 2020 and joined us here at Helena’s in April having previously lived in a hostel for the homeless.

    • Case Study

      Resident Story | Marilyn – Helena’s House

      Her substantial progress has boosted her self-esteem and confidence. At the time of writing Marilyn has been residing at Helena’s House for 18 months - one of her longest periods without hospital admission, a huge achievement. “Marilyn’s sunny personality and zest for life is infectious, she is the life and soul of Helena’s House - her journey is truly inspirational.” Service Manager, Helena's House

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      “I aim to be approachable, understanding, concise, and professional.” | Maggie Davison, Support Worker

      Maggie Davison, a support worker at Helena's House, tells us all about her role as a support worker, and how she has supported residents. "I have kept resident care at the forefront by aiming to be approachable, understanding, concise, and…

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