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Will be homeless from 6th feb

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This discussion was created from comments split from: Housing for single parent with a disability.


  • altheadalthead Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Hi I am a single mother of two children under age and one of them is disable I was put into a b&b  today I was told that we have to move out of the b&b by letting  on the 6 of Feb. and there is nothing council housing  can do you for  us can you tell me with step I have to take from this point because we will be homeless from the 6 I have try fining  landlord that except Dss but so far no luck.
  • Chris_AlumniChris_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 695 Pioneering
    edited January 2017
    Hi @althead, sorry to hear about your difficult situation. I would recommend that you call our free helpline on 0808 800 3333 (9AM-5pm Mon-Fri). @DebbieVoakes have you got any advice?

  • mossycowmossycow Member Posts: 495 Pioneering
    Also, Shelter are helpful. My husband works for a housing charity that help people in y.our situation though it is particular to where we live. But he says get in touch with Shelter and they can guide you:


    Have you got access to phone and internet? if not, try library? Sorry, you prob know that but I had a problem once and totally forgot about library.

    But mostly, don't give up hope. This is a totally **** (cant swear here...but your post is so worthy of swearing on your behalf). but one day you'll be giving others advice as this will all be a far away memory. It just needs a step at a time. And do come on here for ranting and support xx

    "I'm trying to live like a random poem I read that ended 'to bloom where we are planted"

  • TenTen Member Posts: 10 Listener

    Hi Sorry to hear about your situation. Apart from the above you can also contact Homeless Unit in your Local Authority.

    with best wishes


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