8th August 2016

Helping you

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Being homeless doesn’t just mean sleeping on the streets!

Are you in any of the following situations?

  • Temporarily staying with friends or family

  • Staying in a hostel or bed & breakfast

  • Living in very overcrowded conditions

  • At risk of violence or abuse in your home

  • Living in poor conditions that affect your health

  • Living somewhere that you do not have legal right to stay in (E.G. a squat)

  • Living somewhere that you can’t afford to pay for without depriving yourself of basic essentials

  • Forced to live apart from your family or someone you would normally live with, because your accommodation isn’t suitable

If you fit in to any of the above categories then click above to contact us to discuss your situation

We provide a variety of different services to our clients in order to help them in most situations. Some of these services are listed below;

  • Offering confidential housing advice and exploring the options available to you

  • Assisting with the completion of forms to make sure that you are claiming the correct benefits

  • Housing you with one of our own private landlords or referring you to local letting agents

  • Providing a rent accounts scheme and advice on finding the first months rent in advance

  • Providing a bond scheme if you do not have a deposit to put down on a property. (Available if you are on a low income or receiving benefits and subject to eligibility and availability of funds)

  • Talking to landlords, letting agents and statutory bodies on your behalf

  • Assisting in the practicalities of setting up a home e.g referrals to the Furniture Scheme, and setting up utility supplies

  • Offering ongoing support enabling you to develop the necessary skills to live independently in your home