Housing and Homelessness

Housing and Homelessness related services in North East Lincolnshire

Citizens Advice North East Lincolnshire

Access via phone:

call Adviceline: 03444 111 444 (9am-4pm Monday to Friday - Local Rate)

Access to services via drop-in sessions:

At our Town Hall Street Offices in Grimsby, Melbourne house, DN31 1HZ - See contact us for details.

Tuesday 9am-12am at Immingham Civic Centre, Pelham Road, DN40 1QF

NELC Home Options Team – Aged 18+

Gives free, confidential and impartial advice and assistance to residents who have housing needs. The main aim is to reduce and prevent homelessness whilst making sure that the home is suitable and the tenancy can be managed.

Access to Home Options Bond Scheme and legal Advice.

01472 326296 Option 1

Monday-Friday 9.00am-12pm / 1pm - 4pm

Doorstep – Ages 16 to 25 and Families

Provides temporary accommodation to young people and families in N E Lincolnshire who are aged 16 - 25 years or who may be at risk of becoming homeless.

Emergency food parcels can be supplied.

Drop-in Sessions: Monday-Friday, 1 - 4pm

115 Pasture Street, Grimsby, DN32 9EE

Contact: 01472 321444

Accommodation provided: Shared houses for single people, self contained flats suitable for single people or couples, Specially equipt shared property for young mums, two and three bedroom houses for young families.

Support workers are available to help you move into your new home, and continue the support through your tenancy. they can help with things such as:

Furnishing your home, setting up housing benefit, setting up rent account and payments, setting up utilities, learning how to use household appliances. Other support available: Dealing with bills letters forms etc., looking after your home, managing your finances, developing domestic skills like cooking cleaning etc., exploring work or training opportunities, support with emotional/personal issues.

CARE Rent Scheme – Conditions Below

Help and support for people who are experiencing extreme housing difficulty or are under threat of homelessness.

Open: Monday - Friday: 10.00am-3.30pm

The Family Support Centre, 18 Hainton Avenue, Grimsby, DN32 9BB

Phone: 01472 232 310

Offers a limited guarantee to local landlords to help people to secure private rented accommodation. If you are unable to find a bond and a months rent in advance to gain access to rented accommodation they will aim to find you a home, provided:

• You have lived in North East Lincolnshire for at least 6 out of the last 12 months, or 2 years out of the last 5 years
• Are normally in receipt of state benefits
• Are not a current tenant of a Registered Social Provider e.g. Shoreline, L&H Homes
• Over the age of 25 unless with children

If you fall outside the above criteria, they may still be able to help, but if you explain your circumstances to us, then they can advise.

For more details visit: www.carenelincs.co.uk

NELC Home Choice Lincs – Social Housing Registration

A scheme to register for social rented housing, low cost home ownership and kwik key properties in the local area. Garages are also available to let.
The scheme enables clients to bid on properties online, once registered with Home Choice Lincs.
By phone: 01472 326296 Option 2
Monday-Thursday: 08.30am-05.00pm  or Friday: 08.30am-04.30pm
Postal Address: Home Choice Lincs, PO Box 622, Grimsby, DN31 9GG

YPSS (Young Peoples Support Service) for 16-19 year olds

YPSS offer advice & guidance on apprenticeships, education, work, CV's, benefits, including completing claim forms, housing options, youth offending, youth centers, youth projects and health related services. Accessible to clients aged up to 25 if they have a learning disability.

For more details and full contact details see their website at: https://www.lincs2.co.uk/ypss.asp

Centre 4 – advice drop in for all North East Lincolnshire Residents

Free advice service, including housing for all in the North East Lincolnshire area.

For more details see: http://centre4.org.uk/Advice_available_at_Centre4