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Information about being homeless and dealing with the threat of homelessness

If you think that you may have to leave your present home, please get in touch for advice as soon as you can.
Debt can significantly affect your quality of life, however there are many agencies that can help provide long term solutions to debt and help you manage your finances.
Domestic abuse includes any incident of threatening behaviour, violence or abuse. The abuse can be psychological, physical, social, financial, or emotional.
Changes in how we can help people who are at risk of homelessness
Our Housing Options Team will ensure that housing problems are identified early to help prevent you from becoming homeless.
Most young people who have been in care are entitled to help if they become homeless. The help you are entitled to depends on your age and personal circumstances.
Find out what help is available if you are homeless and aged 16 or 17.
If you're leaving the armed services, or you are a former member, you may be entitled to extra help if you become homeless.
Housing rights in a relationship breakdown can be complicated and you may need to seek legal advice. If you have a joint tenancy or own a property with your ex partner you may still have rights to occupy the place you are living in together.
Information if you have nowhere to live after you are discharged from hospital.

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Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Services,
3E Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 433370