Moving home is a stressful time. Being made homeless or the fear of being made homeless can be a very daunting prospect. However stressful, all the problems can be resolved with the right information, help and advice. Search our databases for the help you need and our Advice Guides for tips about what to do.

We rent houses and flats across North Lincolnshire and help people in their homes, with things like repairs and improvements, or money and lifestyle advice. We also work with lots of agencies with one main aim to create and sustain truly vibrant communities where people have opportunities.We set up in 2007 and have more homes for rent than any other landlord in North Lincolnshire – about 10,000. Our job is to offer people homes they can afford and to the standard set out by the Government’s Homes and Communities Agency.

The Helen Bamber Foundation (HBF) is a human rights charity founded in 2005 by Helen Bamber. We are focusing on the individuals who are either refugees or asylum seekers. 

We are aiming to provide specialist care to people who have experienced extreme human cruelty, such as human trafficking or torture. Furthermore, specialist psychological, physical, housing, welfare support, legal protection and skills and creative arts programmes are also provided. 

We work with a range of partner agencies to try to prevent homelessness, and to assist people to access the private rented sector for accommodation. Our homeless service provides free and confidential advice for those who are homeless or those who may become homeless.

Emmaus is a homelessness charity with a difference. They don’t just give people a bed for the night; they offer a home, meaningful work and a sense of belonging.

For many people who have experienced homelessness, losing their self-esteem can be the most damaging part of their experience. Being on your own, with no support around you can be soul destroying, leaving you feeling worthless.

+44(0)300 303 7555

Roundabout is Sheffield’s youth homeless charity providing shelter, support and life skills to young people aged 16-24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Roundabout supports over 150 young people every day. Shelter, support and life skills to young people is provided by the charity means and a firm belief of the organization is in Prevention. 

Set up over 20 years ago, the NHAS is a partnership between Shelter and Citizens Advice, funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government. The overall aims of the project are to enable frontline providers to deliver good quality housing and homelessness advice, and support and facilitate the prevention of homelessness where possible.

Lancaster and District Homeless Action service (LDHAS) is the leading homeless charity in the Lancaster region.

They work with people from many varied backgrounds where circumstance has led them to be sleeping rough, or struggling to manage their own accommodation. The service is committed to helping people find accommodation and learn the life skills essential for independent living and provide help and support to engage with the job market.

LDHAS is assisting those who are homeless or in housing poverty in the Lancaster and Morecambe area and surrounding districts. 

+44(0)1524 842008

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

We’re here so no one has to fight bad housing or homelessness on their own.

+44(0)300 330 1234

Colchester Korban Project provides a safe and secure stop-gap for vulnerable young people, whilst solutions are found to their housing problems. With your help, we can help to prevent young people falling into the downward spiral of long-term homelessness.

Volunteer families offer a young person the chance to stay in a safe, friendly, normal environment. This allows an often confused and vulnerable young person the chance to take stock of their situation without the worry of where they will sleep tonight.

+44(0)1206 869533

We provide furniture and other household effects, free of charge, to disadvantaged families and individuals who would not otherwise be able to afford these items.

Colchester Furniture Project is a registered charity. Their work consists of the provision of furniture and other household effects, free of charge, to disadvantaged families and individuals who would not otherwise be able to afford these items. People needing help must be referred by an organisation which is working with them and is aware of their circumstances. We do NOT accept self-referrals.

+44(0)1206 367776

Beacon House is a Christian Charity that offers healthcare and wellbeing facilities to those who are homeless, in insecure accommodation, or at high risk of homelessness. Our main services include: a Primary Care Clinic, male and female shower facilities, laundry services, clothing and toiletries store, hot food and drink cafe and a life skills development centre. 

Beacon House exists as a Christian agency to offer a wide range of services within an atmosphere of acceptance and care to those in need.

The present Night Shelter, which has room for 20 men and women and is wholly owned by the charity, was purchased from Colchester Borough Council using funding from the National Lottery. If you are homeless and have nowhere to stay then you are more than welcome: provided you are happy to stick to the house rules. We open at 7.15 pm every evening and provided we have space then we will be able to accommodate you.

If you need a bed at the Night Shelter please phone to find out if we  have any available. The same applies if you want to refer anyone. As for services and rules please ask a member of staff when you call. A big thank you to our supporters, volunteers and funders for making the Night Shelter possible.


We provide management and maintenance services to around 6,200 council homes and 1,000 leasehold properties in the Colchester area.

+44(0)1206 282819

Balkerne Gardens Trust offers a complete pathway of support and care, from our new service offering Care at Home, our affordable sheltered housing through to residential and nursing care, including palliative care.

Situated in beautiful gardens near the historic town centre of Colchester, we have created a warm and friendly environment where privacy, dignity and choice are respected and care and companionship meet.

Abbey Fields Community Centre in Back Lane, Winchcombe is situated in the renovated buildings of the old Junior School which date back to 1911.

Planned and developed by Winchcombe Town Council with grants from Tewkesbury Borough Council and other sources, the centre opened in 2005. The centre is registered as a charity and is entirely non-profit making with all profits being ploughed back into maintenance and improvement.

The centre is managed by a Board of Trustees – three Town Councillors and five residents of Winchcombe.

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