In an emergency

Homeless? Nowhere to sleep tonight? This section explains how you can get help to find somewhere to stay, and provides information about emergency accommodation options that are available.

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This content applies to Scotland only
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  • What to do if you've nowhere to stay

    If you don't have anywhere to stay, don't panic - there are several things you can do. This page looks at your options.

  • Emergency accommodation

    This page looks at the different kinds of emergency housing available, including hostels, nightshelters and refuges.

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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