District Council have a duty to assist certain people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness by offering them either temporary accommodation or advice and assistance, depending on their circumstances and their connection to the district. Choose the District Council in which you live or in which you last lived or to which you have a connection.
- Aylesbury Vale District Council
The Gateway, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, HP19 8FF
- Chiltern District Council Housing Options Team
Council Offices, King George V House, King George V Road, Amersham, HP6 5AW
Call by appointment if possible, opening hours: Mon-Thur 09:00-17:00, Fri 09:00-16:30
- South Buckinghamshire District Council Housing Options Team
01895 837200 (open 24 hrs)
Office hours: Mon-Wed 09:00-17:30, Thur-Fri 09:00-17:00
- Wycombe District Council Housing Options Team
Opening hours: 08.45am to 17.15pm Monday to Thursday and 08.45am to 16.45pm on a Friday
Emergency out of hours number: 01494 675802
Other organizations working with homless people in Buckinghamshire
- Aylesbury Homeless Action Group (AHAG)
Relieves hardship, need and distress amongst those who are homeless, socially disadvantaged or inadequately housed
2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, HP20 2RX
- Wycombe Homeless Connection
Helps homeless people through support, advocacy and resettlement services, drop-in sessions, winter night shelter for three months each year.
Oakley Hall, 8 Castle Street, High Wycombe, HP13 6RF – open: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00
- Slough Homeless Our Concern
Creates opportunities for homeless people to get stable homes, learn new skills and find employment. Focuses on crisis care, recovery, and skills training.
Serena Hall, Burlington Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 2JT – open Mon, Wed, Fri 09:30-15:30, Tue, Thur 09:30-13:00, Sat 11:00am-14:00)
- Housing Interaction Trust
Gives free and confidential support to young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness throughout the Chiltern District and surrounding areas.
60 High Street, Chesham, HP5 1EP (Office located in Sills Yard, behind High Street)
- Vale of Aylesbury Housing Trust
Independent Registered Social Landlord (RSL) providing affordable housing for people living in Aylesbury and surrounding villages.
Fairfax House, 69 Buckingham Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2NJ – open: Mon-Thur 08:45-17:15, Fri 08:45-16:45)
01296 732 600
- Aylesbury Nightstop
Project offering emergency host-accommodation, and support, for homeless young people aged 16-25yrs. Safe place to stay for up to 7 nights with a volunteer host family.
Youth Concern (Aylesbury), The Uptown Coffee Bar, Whitehill Lane, Aylesbury, HP19 8FL (drop-in)
01296 431183 or 07470 833500
Buckinghamshire charity providing support in an accommodation setting for young people aged 16-20 who are homeless, vulnerable and at risk.
Sue Ogden, General Manager, Reedham House, 2 Britwell Road, Burnham, SL1 8AG
- Riverside – Old Tea Warehouse
Support for individuals with medium to high needs to achieve independent living. Housing, drug and alcohol rehabilitation programme
Amersham Hill, High Wycombe, HP13 6NQ
- High Wycombe YMCA
Safe, secure supported and non-supported accommodation for individuals aged 16 to 30 in need of short to medium term housing.
Crest Road, High Wycombe, HP11 1UD
01494 465 700 – open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri
- Bucks Floating Support Service
Housing related support to help people avoid homelessness and achieve independence.
Claydon House, Suite 14, 1 Edison Road, Rabans Lane, Aylesbury, HP19 8TE
National sources of help and advice for homeless people
National housing and homeless charity
http://england.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/homelessness Helpline 0808 800 4444 – if you have nowhere to stay right now.
- Homeless Link
- 66 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT
- 0300 636 1967
- Government website