Help from the council

Get help and advice from the local council if you’re homeless or about to lose your home.

To find out more enter your postcode  at the following link: https://www.gov.uk/homelessness-help-from-council  

The guides below explain how to get help from the council if you're homeless now or worried you could be homeless in the next 2 months.

How to get emergency housing from the council

Guide to homeless help from the council

Homeless help for private tenants facing eviction

How to ask for help if you're sofa surfing


New Horizon Youth Centre

Advice for homeless 16 to 21 year olds - click here


De Paul

Safe emergency housing for young homeless people in the spare room of volunteer hosts. London Nightstop provides emergency accommodation for homeless young people aged 16 to 25 in the homes of volunteer hosts on a night by night basis. Click here


Turn 2 Us

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services - click here


Reach Out 

Is a support service for any adult in Redbridge who are being abused or at fear of being abused. The service is able to provide help and support for a victim, counselling and practical advice on issues such as housing, finance and benefits. 

If you need help, advice or are concerned for somebody else contact:

Weekdays, 9 to 5 pm

  • Call: Reach Out on 0800 1456410 
  • Email: reachout@redbridge.gov.uk
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm excluding bank holidays

Out of hours

  • Call: Refuge on 0808 2000 247
  • Opening hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Click here for more information.