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Helpful links for homelessness

I have been talking to a number of people suffering homelessness in Cornwall this week. I have been getting some info together as I go through their cases with them and have found a few helpful links for those who find themselves in that position. The first thing of course is to... find your councillor! - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/my-area/ Register with the council's housing options service - https://www.cornwallhousing.org.uk/.../the-housing.../ Shelter housing advice charity main website - www.shelter.org.uk These Shelter pages are helpful to explain the homelessness process - https://england.shelter.org.uk/.../emer.../what_happens_next Government site - https://www.gov.uk/if-youre-homeless-at-risk-of-homelessness Relevant page of Citizens Advice - https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/.../check-if-you-can.../ Claim Housing benefit - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/.../apply-for-housing-benefit/ This is how you know if you can claim - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/.../can-i-claim-housing-benefit/ You can if you live in temporary or emergency accommodation. Crisis and Care Awards from the council - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/benef.../crisis-and-care-awards/ First Light/Safer Futures – support for people affected by domestic violence across cornwall – Tel: 0300 777 4 777 or https://www.firstlight.org.uk/# True Butterflies – support for families affected by domestic abuse - https://www.truebutterflies.org/ Welfare benefit advice service in Falmouth - https://www.falmouthtowncouncil.co.uk/.../welfare-benefit... Application for school transport - https://secure.cornwall.gov.uk/.../auto/trans_home_to_school and the Home to School Transport Policy - https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/.../home-to-school-transport...


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