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At Risk of Homelessness

If you are in danger of becoming homeless - for whatever reason - it is important that you act swiftly.

If you are at risk of becoming homeless, please complete the online registration form to make an application and an officer will make contact will make contact with you within 3 working days.

If you are homeless tonight and you have nowhere to stay please call our housing advice team on 01822 813600.

Please note that if you are not homeless tonight, you will be redirected to the online registration form, unless there are extenuating circumstances which prevent you from completing the form.

Why might I be at risk of homelessness?

There are many reasons why you may be facing homelessness. You can find more information about your situation under the headings below:

What Are My Options?

If you are facing homelessness, there are a number of options available.

Rough Sleepers

If you are concerned about someone rough sleeping, you can find help here.

Making a Homeless Application

How to make an application if you are homeless or facing homelessness.

Section 21 or Section 8 Notice and Landlord Disputes

Advice for people at risk of homelessness because of an eviction notice, or because of problems with your landlord.

Domestic Abuse

If you are suffering from domestic abuse, find out what help is available and how to access it here.

Violence, Domestic Abuse and Relationship Breakdown

Information for people at risk of homelessness due to violence or relationship breakdown.

Care Leavers

If you are at risk of homelessness and have been in care, you can find more information here.

People Leaving Hospital

Information for people leaving hospital with no home, or their home is no longer suitable.

Living with a Mental Illness or Impairment

If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness due to a mental illness or impairment, you can find advice here.

Former Members of the Regular Armed Forces

Information for people leaving the Armed Forces who do not have housing available.

Mortgage Repossession

Information for people facing homelessness due to repossession.


People looking to relocate to the area can find more information here; however housing is in very short supply.

Duty to Refer

From the 1 October 2018, as part of the Homelessness Reduction Act, public bodies will be bound by the Duty to Refer.

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