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If you are homeless or may be made homeless

Local councils
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
    01296 585168
    [email protected]
  • 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
    01494 732013
  • 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
    [email protected]
  • Wycombe District Council Housing Options Team
    01494 421212
    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
    [email protected]

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
    01296 435026
  • 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
    01494 447699
    [email protected]
  • 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)
    01753 536745
  • 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)
    01494 792870
    [email protected]home.org.uk
  • 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
    [email protected]
  • 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
    [email protected]
  • Padstones
    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
    01628 660472
    [email protected]
  • 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
    01494 753920
    [email protected]
  • 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
    [email protected]
  • 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
    01296 484322
    [email protected]

National sources of help and advice for homeless people

  • Shelter
    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
  • Crisis
  • 66 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LT
  • 0300 636 1967
  • Government website