I'm being made homeless, what can I do?

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 agencies where you can go for help and advice, what they do and how you can contact them.

If you need to talk to someone, we’ll do our best to help. Get Help

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 housing advice near you

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.

Last updated: 9 April 2018

Housing laws differ between Scotland and England.

This content applies to Scotland only.

Get advice if you're in England

Homeless help tool

Are you homeless or at risk of becoming homeless?

Use our tool to find out how to apply for help from your local council

Start help tool