Homelessness

If you're homeless or at risk of homelessness we can help.

If you're aged 25 and over or are 16 to 24 with dependent children

If you’re homeless or at risk of homelessness contact Solihull Community Housing as soon as possible:

Once you’ve got in touch we’ll arrange for you to see a housing advisor, who will try to prevent your homelessness by providing housing advice and explaining your options. If you’re already homeless, we’ll see you the same day.

We’ll also help you join the housing register if you are eligible and give you advice on your housing options.

If you're single or a childless couple aged 16 to 24

If you're homeless, at risk of homelessness or in housing need contact St. Basil’s as soon as possible:

St. Basil’s workers will help you find the best solution to your housing needs. They offer a multi-agency service to young people in Solihull which includes:

  • access to safe and confidential housing options advice and support
  • help to find the right solution to housing issues
  • offer of mediation and advocacy
  • support to access statutory services

The Duty to Refer

From 1 October 2018 specified Public Authorities in England will be required to notify Local Housing Authorities of service users they think may be homeless or threatened with becoming homeless within 56 days.

In Solihull, Solihull Community Housing (SCH) who deliver the homelessness and housing advice service on behalf of the Council, will be managing all cases referred under this duty. Further information on the duty to refer and instructions for making a referral to Solihull are on Solihull Community Housing’s website.

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