Information and advice for people with children who are having to deal with homelessness or housing problems such as bad conditions or living in overcrowded accommodation, or coping with money worries.
This content applies to England only
Expecting a baby?
Find out about priority need for housing help if you're pregnant and homeless.
Family connections if you are homeless
You might be able to get re-housed near family if you are homeless, but you will need to show you have a local connection.
Don't get evicted or risk having your tenancy demoted for your child's antisocial behaviour.
Domestic violence and abuse
Emergency housing options, financial issues and how to stay safe when leaving domestic violence.
If the council's homelessness department says you are intentionally homeless, you may still be eligible for help because you are in priority need.
If you need to move
If you rent from a council or housing association, find out if you could get a transfer or exchange.