Where to get help with housing
Recent figures suggest that 469 people in Shropshire are homeless. Most are living in temporary accommodation
If you are homeless are at risk of becoming homeless there is help out there
First contact the Housing Options Team at Shropshire council. If you are likely to be made homeless in the next 56 days they can help you to remain in your home or assist you in finding alternative accommodation
Assessment of priority need under the Housing Act. Can provide temporary accommodation for those assessed as in priority need. Also offers general housing advice and information to private and council tenants and homeless people.
0345 678 9005 (If you're made homeless outside of office hours please call 0345 678 9000)
Shropshire Housing Alliance
Advice and information for people who are homeless, or inadequately or inappropriately housed. Advice on finding accommodation, housing rights, benefits, drugs, health and money/debt. Also run a bedsit scheme for young people and offer ongoing support to all age groups.
Shrewsbury Homes for All
Advice and information for people aged over 25 with housing problems. Advice on homelessness, finding accommodation, housing rights and benefits. Tenancy support. Advice on obtaining rent in advance, rent accounts with private landlords, bond scheme.
Sustain Housing Drop-ins
Housing associations across the county hold regular housing drop in sessions funded by Shropshire Council.
If you are in housing need, no matter what your housing situation, you can apply for assistance or attend a drop in session.
Sustain support can help you with:-
Budgeting - reducing household bills and making ends meet
Benefits - applications and appeals
Finding a new home, a lodger, house swap or house share
Contacting services, groups and agencies
Coping in your own home - managing your post, bills and appointments
Aids and adaptations - changing your property to suit your needs
Becoming involved in the community - activities, events and groups
Staying safe - coping with domestic violence, household security
Finding social care or help at home
To make a direct referral for support call 0845 234 24 24 or 01743 285159
Or download a referral form
For More information download leaflet