Leave a gift in your will

Remembering Shelter in your will has the power to change the lives of those facing bad housing and homelessness.

To find out more about how leaving a gift in your will can make a real difference, order our will-making guide via post or email.

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Or download the PDF for England or Scotland.

Leaving a legacy will cost you nothing now, but it will make sure that we can continue to make a difference long into the future. Together, we can be there for the millions of people who turn to us for advice and support every year.

a photo of Claire, who is remembering Shelter in her will

When I walk through my hometown, I see more and more people who’ve been reduced to sleeping on the streets.

Shelter’s work seems more frighteningly important than ever before.

Claire, who is remembering Shelter in her will

How your gift changes lives

Leaving a gift in your will could be life-changing. Not only can it help give people the accommodation they need, but also the stable, nurturing environment of a home.

Read more about our vital work.


can pay for 25 families to get support from our helpline and help them get back on their feet


Could cover the cost of a peer mentor to go out onto the streets for a full day


Could pay for 1,000 people to get vital face-to-face advice, and even help stop them losing their homes


can pay for 1,000 families to get the vital legal advice they need to keep their home

A family is only as safe as the home they live in

No matter how big or small, leaving a gift in your will can help us give struggling families the support they need. We can only continue to offer our vital support and advice thanks to incredible supporters like you.

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Shelter came to my aid. They told me who to contact and even wrote letters on my behalf.

Their faith in me gave me the confidence I desperately needed; for the first time I believed I could make a new life for myself and my daughter.


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Get in touch

If you have any questions about leaving a legacy to Shelter, please contact our Legacy Adviser, Kate McGrath, on 0344 515 2062 or legacies@shelter.org.uk.