Welcome to Glen Carne Supported Housing

What we can offer at Glen Carne

Face Value: A short documentary about the work we do at Glen Carne.

Testimonial from Sarah Newton, Glen Carne Patron and MP for Falmouth and Truro.

What is Glen Carne?

Glen Carne is a charity providing supported accommodation located near St. Agnes, Cornwall in a rural environment offering easy access to nearby towns and beaches by public transport. Glen Carne offers residents an opportunity to access housing related support and gain training to enable successful move on into independent accommodation. Glen Carne works with many statutory and voluntary agencies to give specialist support where necessary.

Who is eligible?

Homeless or disadvantaged men who are in receipt of (or eligible) for benefits, and show a commitment to progress their skills and become independent. Glen Carne typically takes referrals from homeless or housing organisations, mental health teams, probation service, drug and alcohol agencies, GP’s etc. Those who have experienced drug or alcohol misuse should be at least six months into recovery.

If you would like to apply please download our application / referral form here.

What services are available?

The accommodation consists of single bedrooms, with most including an en-suite shower room. Glen Carne also offers disabled bedrooms with wheelchair access. Communal kitchen and bathroom facilities are available to all residents. Classrooms and lounges are also available with satellite television, wireless internet access and a cloud based computer server for resident use.
Glen Carne will work with you to develop a support plan and goals to achieve during your stay. In addition Glen Carne can offer help in setting up home, including completing official forms and will also be an advocate on your behalf to other services, if required.
A wide range of support services are available to tenants, some of which include a Tenancy Accreditation scheme, assisting in domestic and life skills, help with managing finances, advice and signposting to other services or accommodation. We also work closely with private sector landlords to source move on accommodation and transitional support. Glen Carne operates an open door policy that assists tenants with accessing other services such as CPN’s, doctors or social workers day or night.

Are you currently homeless? See Applications & Eligibility and Links pages for emergency help.


We are always looking for private sector landlords to house our clients once they have completed their stay at Glen Carne. We can offer transitional support for the client and also liaise with the landlord to try to ensure a long and successful tenancy. If you have a property to let, please contact us for further details.