If you are homeless or 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.
You can also call Shelter's Emergency Helpline to speak to a housing advisor if you're in need of urgent advice on 0808 800 4444 (weekdays 8AM-8PM, weekends 9AM-5PM)
Housing associations across the county hold regular housing drop in sessions funded by Shropshire Council.
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
In rented accommodation?
Own your own home?
You can apply for a 3 month mortgage holiday due to Covid until October 31st 2020
Read Money Saving Expert's detailed guide for more info
If your mortgage holiday is over, here are next steps you can take
If you're having difficulty paying your mortgage, there are government schemes which can help:
Help with interest payments under Universal Credit