Homelessness is defined in Law and this will determine what type of assistance you may be given. You do not not have to wait until you have lost your home to seek assistance. If you are in the process of losing your home, steps can be taken to prevent this. More details are available here.
You can contact one of our advisors now using webchat or call us on 0800 561 0010 to talk through your personal circumstances.
Shelter is a homelessness charity that runs a housing helpline, has a network of housing aid centres, works with local citizen’s advice bureau and where you can also get independent advice.