Shelter Cornwall (Truro)

At Shelter’s centre in Truro we provide free, expert housing advice for people living in Cornwall.

Our housing solicitors are able to help anyone eligible for legal aid with free, confidential advice and representation on possession, repairs, illegal eviction, housing applications and antisocial behaviour injunctions

Shelter’s Cornwall service attend all possession days at Truro and Bodmin County Courts, and can advise anyone whose case is listed on these days. If you are not eligible for legal aid, we can offer help by telephone from our Plymouth branch.

Please call for more information, or to make an appointment.

Call us

0344 515 2300

Visit us

Getting there

15 mins walk from Truro train station and next to the bus station.


Access to interpretation and translation services


Palace Building
Quay Street

Contact us

Opening times

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Disabled access

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • - Level entrance
    - Lift

Services offered

Areas of law

  • Housing

Target group

Anyone with a housing or housing related issue

Area served

Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
Legal Aid appointments are held in Truro. Non Legal Aid advice is given by a telephone appointment call back service (subject to capacity and any temporary changes) Phone us to make appointment for either

Organisation details

  • Charity no: 263710
  • Established: 1966
  • Staff: 3 full time and 6 part time staff.