Help and advice for homeless people

Getting help and advice can change your situation drastically and can often prevent you becoming homeless. This section explains what an adviser can do for you and gives suggestions about the agencies you can go to for help and advice, what they do and how you can contact them.

Housing laws differ between Scotland and England
This content applies to Scotland only
Get advice if you're in England

  • Why get advice?

    What can a housing adviser do for you? Your rights and where you can access practical help are just two of the ways a housing advice specialist can help you.

  • Where to get help and advice

    Access help and legal advice if you are worried about your home and live in Scotland. Discover organisations who offer advice services for free or at low cost.Get advice in person and by phone.

Speak to a Shelter Scotland adviser

Call Shelter Scotland's free housing advice helpline

0808 800 4444
9am-5pm, Monday to Friday

Email an adviser

You can also email a housing adviser. We aim to respond within three working days.

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