Homelessness Help

Here is a list of some places you can turn to for help or advice:

ImAlive – an online crisis/suicide service for those unable to use the phone

Centrepoint – help for those aged 16-24

Shelter – English advice on all kinds of Homeless situations but click for directions to the Scottish page. Also includes a great deposit protection checker which can trace if your deposit has been protected.

Railwaychildren – for homeless children under 16

Homeless Link – UK advice

Citizens advice – find your local advice centre

Private Rented Sector – this is where you can see if there are any local schemes set up to help you access Private Housing – such as deposit schemes.

Crisis – a great place for advice if you are single and homeless.

The Big Issue – Information on becoming a vendor and a great source of advice.

Law Centres Network – Great website for finding local legal advice. They specialise in helping people who cannot afford legal fees.

This list isn’t complete – if you know of a place that should be added drop me a line!

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