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Housing support for Adults

On this page you will find contact details of support and options in relation to housing needs across Three Rivers. Use the links below to jump to a particular service

 

TRDC Housing Advice

Three Rivers Housing Team can offer you advice on a number of areas in an attempt to assist you to resolve your own housing need. Please see our pages on Private Housing and Housing Allocations for more details. Under the Homelessness Reduction Act we have a duty to provide free advice and assistance to anyone who is eligible. For more details see our page on Homelessness. For more information and support they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

The service is focusing on priority services which is homelessness and temporary accommodation. Allocations are still being done through the Housing Register, however, some Housing Associations have stopped letting properties during this time. Therefore, there are likely to be fewer properties advertised each week. For the latest updates click here.


Housing Associations

Housing Associations are private, non-profit making organisations that provide low-cost social housing for people in need of a home. For more information and support they can be contacted on the following:


Shelter

Shelters website offers more information on how to get a housing association home. For more information and support they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Shelters helpline still continues to operate, for those who are looking for help or advice you can contact them on 0808 800 4444. Their website offers frequently updated housing advice relating the corona virus pandemic.


Citizen’s Advice Service

The Citizens Advice Service is a network of 316 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice. Their website supplies a huge amount of information and support on housing. For more information and support they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

Owing to the government and Department of Health guidelines, we are closing all face to face advice with immediate effect until further notice. For CAB advice please phone: 03444 111 444 (for people who live anywhere in Hertfordshire). “You can still contact your local office by email – please just complete the contact form  (under Email Enquiry on the Getting Help page.”) You can also contact by email or webchat via the Citizens Advice national website:  www.citizensadvice.org.uk


New Hope Trust

New Hope Trust is a Watford charity that looks to find accommodation and opportunities, changing lives for those who are homeless or vulnerably housed. They offer a rough sleeping prevention service to support those who are currently, or in immediate risk of rough sleeping, as well as access to emergency short term accommodation.  For more information and support if you are currently homeless they can be contacted on the following:

***Covid-19 Update***

The Watford Winter Shelter has been closed to reduce the risk of Corona virus infection, but New Hope are continuing to offer comprehensive support to people who are currently rough sleeping in Watford through both the Street Outreach Service and the Rough Sleeping Prevention Service. Those in need can still contact New Hope Trusts emergency helpline 0300 012 0168.


Herts Young Homeless

Herts Young Homeless is a charity based in Hertfordshire, providing services to support vulnerable young people, focusing on preventing homelessness. Help is available for young people who are at risk of becoming or are already homeless. For more information and support they can be contacted on the following:

  • 03003 230130for 16 - 17 years old (Opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 5pm Friday)
  • 08000 355 775 for 18 - 24 years old (Opening hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 9am to 5pm Friday)
  • hyh.org.uk

***Covid-19 Update***

We have closed our office at Gracemead House in Hatfield for the time being. We continue to run all of our services supporting vulnerable people across the county. Providing advice to those facing housing issues and preventing homelessness remains our priority. https://www.hyh.org.uk/coronavirus