Homeless Now?

If you have nowhere to stay right now call Shelter’s Helpline on 0808 800 4444. Shelter is open 8am-8pm Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm Saturday-Sunday.

If you are about to be homeless contact your Local Council in the first instance for advice and assistance. 

You can also use Shelter’s advice service finder for local help and advice – click here. 


StreetLink enables the public to alert local authorities in England about people sleeping rough in their area to ensure rough sleepers are connected to the local services and support available to them.

No Second Night Out focuses on helping those who find themselves rough sleeping on the streets of London for the first time. They will try to respond to new rough sleepers, and will provide an offer that means they do not have to sleep out for a second night…

Other support:

The National Domestic Violence Helpline (24 hours) – If you or someone you know is fleeing domestic violence, please contact: 0808 2000 247

Citizens Advice can provide confidential, impartial and independent advice on a range of issues including housing.