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Independent advice contacts

Our homelessness service is available during office hours. For emergency homeless out of hours assistance telephone: 01452 614194.

You can also seek independent advice on your housing issues from:


    Citizens Advice Bureau

    Confidential, impartial and independent advice on issues including housing, debt, welfare benefits and other legal issues.

    The Citizens Advice Bureau offer drop-ins at Tewkesbury Borough Council Offices. Drop in times:

    • Mondays, 12 noon - 2pm
    • Tuesdays, 10 am - 12 noon
    • Thursdays, 10 am - 12 noon

    Gloucestershire Domestic Abuse Service (GDASS)

    Free confidential advice, support and information on domestic abuse.


    Gloucestershire Nightstop

    Offers emergency overnight accommodation in the homes of volunteer hosts for young single people aged between 16-25.


    Greensquare

    Offer help to: set up home for the first time, maintain current accommodation, explore alternatives for moving, connect with networks and activities in the local community, access education, training and work, budget and pay bills, claim welfare benefits.

    Alternatively, residents can attend a Greensquare drop-in at Priors Park Neighbourhood Project (Jubilee 2) every Wednesday between 12:00 -14:00.


    P3/P3 single homeless direct referral hostel

    Assertive outreach supporting homeless people.


    Shelter

    Independent housing information and advice.


    Other useful contacts

    Adult care helpdesk

    Social care assistance for vulnerable people.

    Children and families helpdesk

    Social care assistance for children and families.

    Housing benefit

    Advice and assistance to claim benefits for rent and council tax.

    Job Centre Plus

    Advice on seeking work and assistance to claim benefits for living costs. Telephone: 01684 616010.
     

    Youth support team

    Provides support for young people aged 10-19 years old (up to 25 if you have learning difficulties or a disability). Telephone: 01684 298291.