Homelessness help if you're leaving hospital

Are you going into hospital, or are you already in hospital?

If you do not have somewhere suitable to live after you leave hospital, you could get homelessness help from the council.

Homelessness advice and support

If you're worried about becoming homeless, contact us as soon as you can.

We offer homelessness advice and support to people leaving hospital. For example, we could help you to:

Claiming benefits while you're in hospital

If you claim Housing Benefit or Universal Credit – and you will be in hospital for one night or longer – you must tell the office that pays your benefits.

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