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Cost of living support

Financial advice and emotional support on how you can ease the cost of living squeeze.

Housing and homelessness support

Get help and advice from us if you're homeless or about to lose your home.

You can contact our Housing Otions Team for help and advice Monday 8:30am to 5pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 1pm to 5pm and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm.

They can help you if you have 

  • lost your home
  • worried about losing your home
  • need to move out of your home

Do not wait to come to us for help if you are worried. The sooner you come to us the more help we can give you.

Homeless or at risk of homelessness

If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you should contact our Housing Options Team as soon as possible

Duty to refer

Some organisations have to refer you for help and advice if they think that you are at risk of becoming homeless. This is called the duty to refer

Help with your housing needs

If you are worried about having nowhere suitable to live, find out more about the housing support available for you depending on your personal situation

Apply for a council or housing association home

Check if you are eligible, find out how to apply and search for available council and housing association homes

Temporary accommodation

Council temporary accommodation and where to find hostels and night shelters in the region

Help paying your Council Tax, rent and bills

What to do if you are having difficulty paying your Council Tax or housing rent or are struggling with bills and debt

Supported housing

Supported living is housing for people with disabilities who want to live independently but may need some help and support

Help available from support services and charities

Get help and advice from local and national services and charities

Sanctuary Scheme

Help for victims of domestic abuse or hate crime to remain in their own home and feel safe