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Prevention of Homelessness

Prevention of Homelessness

If you think you may become homeless it is important that you take action as soon as possible.

Our Housing Options Officers will be pleased to give you advice and information to help you stay in your own home whenever possible. We offer a triage service that is available during our normal office opening hours and we also offer an out-of-hours emergency service.

Homeless Prevention Tools

We have a range of tools to help prevent homelessness before it happens, rather than waiting until it does. We may also be able to help if you need support to stay in your current home. We may be able to prevent you from becoming homeless by using one or more of these measures:

  • Mortgage arrears intervention 

  • Debt advice 

  • Investigating issues around Housing Benefit arrears 

  • Deposit Loan Scheme 

  • Sanctuary scheme for people escaping domestic violence 

  • Negotiating with Landlords 

  • Mediation 

  • Home visits and family conciliation

  • Floating Support

Help for People Who Are Homeless

We may be able to help you if you are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. We may also be able to help if you have been homeless in the past and need support to stay in your current home - contact us as soon as possible.

Sleeping Rough

If you are sleeping rough or you want to get help for a rough sleeper you can contact Street Link for support and advice.

Contact Us

The quickest and easiest way to contact us is by
Email Contact Form
Otherwise you can contact us by
Telephone Contact
Telephone:
01323 410000
In Person Contact
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