Portland House

Portland House is a Housing with Care scheme for individuals living with mild ? moderate dementia. It offers the opportunity to join a friendly community, with all the freedom and privacy of having your own front door, with a range of amenities that are designed to make retired life easy and enjoyable.

The development in partnership with St Helens Social Services and Forhousing has 8 studio apartments for rent, creating a diverse and vibrant community for residents living with Dementia, and has been taken up by the Department of Health as a model of best practice.

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Additional services (e.g. a domestic or maintenance service) may be available at Portland House. Information and costs for these services can be found in our Key Facts documents in the ‘Fees & Charges’ section.

Information on the fees and charges at Portland House can be found in the Key Facts document, accessible via the button below.

Tenancies at Portland House are arranged via the Social Landlord ForHousing following a needs assessment by the Social Work Team at St. Helens Borough Council.

Once a Social Worker assessment has been completed individuals have the opportunity to visit the Scheme for a 5 day trial period to enable them to make a decision if it is the right place for them.

Covid-19 Response

With MHA, you can be confident that the safety of our residents, colleagues and visitors safe is our highest priority, whilst helping those we care for and support to lead a fulfilling later life.

Chaplaincy & Spiritual Support

Our dedicated chaplains provide one-to-one support, a sense of comfort and a listening ear to everyone who needs it, regardless of their faith.


When considering retirement living as your next move, you’ll likely have lots of questions. We have provided a number of frequently asked questions which may help answer some of these.

Find us

Portland House, Clarence Street, Newton-le-Willows, St Helens, Merseyside, WA12 9EU

General Enquiries: 01925 294 121

Sales & Lettings: 01925 540 043

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