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Homeless Prevention

Basildon Council will do all it can to prevent you from being homeless. If you are homeless or about to become homeless you can apply for help.

Ask Online For Homeless Advice And Support Image icon - Apply If you are under threat of becoming homeless we advise you to complete an online homeless self-referral form here, in order to get access to the support and advice you will need. Friends and Family Eviction Image icon - Conversation If you are being asked to leave by family or friends our Housing Solutions team may be able to help prevent your homelessness. Rough Sleeping Image icon - Information Anyone can become homeless and sleeping rough can be dangerous, putting health at risk. Understanding how you can aid rough sleepers is vital to helping them off the street, connecting them to the local services available. The Housing Solutions Service Image icon - Documents Our Housing Solutions service offers support and assistance if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing Emergency Contact Numbers Image icon - Phone Emergency contact numbers for homelessness help, information and advice. Hospital Discharge Image icon - Home Being discharged from hospital but have nowhere to live? We can help. Leaving Prison Image icon - Information If you have been released from prison and are now homeless, or if you are due to be released from prison and facing the threat of becoming homeless, then you may want to seek advice from our Housing Solutions service. Duty of Public Authorities to Refer Image icon - Apply In England many public authorities now have a duty to notify a local housing authority when they become aware that one of their clients or customers may be homeless or threatened with homelessness. Ex-armed forces personnel Image icon - Information If you are a former member of the armed forces who is now homeless, or if you are planning to leave the armed forces and facing the threat of becoming homeless, then our Housing Solutions service may be able to assist.
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