Our Housing Options service can offer advice and support to prevent homelessness. We can assess your situation and tell you about what help is available.
Certain criteria applies to be considered as having a local connection. If you do not have a local connection you may be referred to another council.
Contact details for organisations who can offer advice, help and counselling. This includes support agencies, health services and housing benefits advice.
Make a referral to the housing options team where you consider an individual to be homeless or threatened with homelessness within 56 days.
Our Housing Options team provide support and assistance for people sleeping rough. Contact details are also available for other homeless services across Cumbria.
Service Standards for Rough Sleepers and Single Homeless Clients (Where no statutory homelessness duty applies)
Guidance on the process of providing accommodation for people sleeping rough.
Outline of the Policy on Discharging the Homelessness Duty in the private rented sector.