Help with housing from the council
Emergency housing while the council look into your situation
Temporary housing while you wait for longer term housing
Who should the council help and how?
Check what help you should get based on your situation.
The council must give you emergency housing straight away if they think you could be homeless, meet immigration conditions and have a priority need.
Help for young people
Domestic abuse support
Homeless help in other situations
Get council help and support if you're homeless and:
Homeless help if you're from abroad
The council's homeless team can help if you meet the immigration conditions.
Check this advice if you have:
to leave asylum support housing after getting refugee status
If you cannot get help because of your immigration status
Find out about support and housing for:
Legal words explained
The council may use legal terms to talk about your situation. Find out what they mean:
Other practical advice
Last updated: 11 December 2023