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Shandor's story

When Shandor became disabled after an accident at work, he fell behind on rent and had to leave his home.

As well as worrying about a place to live, Shandor was terrified he’d lose access to his seven-year-old son Billy, who stays with him at weekends.

‘I was just thinking “What happens now, where am I going to sleep? Where am I going to shower? Where’s my son going to go? Am I still going to be able to have access to him?”.’

After being passed from one council to another, Shandor was moved to a homeless shelter, where he spent Christmas this year.

Shandor called our helpline, and received advice from a Shelter adviser. The council has finally agreed to house him, and he’s now able to bid for social housing. But his journey is far from over.

Read more about Shandor’s story.

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