Name: Preventing homelessness
Description: Preventing homelessness

Preventing homelessness


If you're homeless or think you might be at risk of losing your home, get help as soon as possible.

Dartford Borough Council may be able to help if you're worried about losing your home or actually become homeless. The sort of help they'll give will depend on whether you're eligible and your circumstances. For more information, visit our page on homelessness.

Porchlight help people who are sleeping rough and provide all kinds of support to help get people off the streets – Helpline 0800 567 7699.

Citizens Advice offers practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics including housing. There's a Dartford branch of Citizens Advice where you can call into one of their drop-in sessions or for more complicated queries, an appointment may be booked for a longer interview – Telephone Adviceline 0300 330 9001.

Shelter is a charity that helps people struggling with bad housing or homelessness through their advice, support and legal services. Housing advice helpline 0808 800 4444.

Civil Legal Advice provides free and confidential advice as part of legal aid. If you're eligible, you can get help from them for housing problems, if you're homeless or at risk of being evicted – 0345 345 4345.

Last Updated: 18th January 2021