This information and form on this page is intended for professionals and agencies only. If you're a resident and need help with housing issues please visit our housingplus page
From 1st October 2018, Public Services (as defined by the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017) will have a duty to make referrals to statutory homelessness services where they have client who is homeless or at risk of homelessness. (can we have this in bold) In Warrington this will be the Council’s Housing Options Service known as Housing Plus.
If a client is NOT homeless or at risk within 56 days but you require housing advice please complete the appropriate form
Other agencies not included in the required list below may wish to refer cases to us and will be able to use this Referral route.
Public Services will include the following:
- youth offender institutions
- secure training centres
- secure colleges
- youth offending teams
- probation services (including community rehabilitation companies)
- Jobcentre Plus
- social service authorities
- emergency departments
- urgent treatment centres
- hospitals in their function of providing inpatient care