Am I in priority need

You may be in priority if:

  • You or a member of your household is pregnant
  • You have dependent children under 16 years of age or under 19 if they are in full time education and live with you
  • You are aged 16 or 17 years of age
  • You are under 21 and you were looked after, accommodated or fostered; or are at particular risk of sexual or financial exploitation
  • You are fleeing domestic violence
  • You are homeless after leaving the Armed Forces
  • You have been discharged from hospital or prison
  • You are vulnerable due to old age, mental illness, handicap, physical disability or other special reason
  • You are homeless as a result of an emergency such as flood, fire or other disaster 

To come to a decision about how vulnerable you are, your caseworker will require information about your situation, for example, a letter from your doctor or social worker. We may ask for a joint assessment to be conducted by a social worker

Contact Us

The first step you need to take is to contact the Housing Options Team:

Housing Service
Council Offices
LL77 7TW

01248 751850
01248 752168
01248 752225
01248 751849 

Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday
8.45am – 5.05pm
8.45am – 5.00pm

Out of Hours Number:
01248 750057