Homelessness and Housing Advice

Homelessness and Housing Advice

Homelessness and Housing Advice

Fylde Council provide an inhouse Homelessness and Housing Advice service in partnership with Progress Housing Group and Face to Face YMCA.
All the information available has been divided into 5 sections, these are listed in the top right corner of the page. Click on each category to take you to the information.

Fylde Council is committed to providing high quality housing services. We want to provide the appropriate number of the right kind of high quality new homes. We want to raise the quality of the overall housing offer to support growth in the Fylde Coast economy and we want to help people access the accommodation and support they need to lead stable and prosperous lives.

Fylde Borough Council offers a range of housing services including:

Advice and assistance to carry out disabled adapations
Advice and enforcement action in relation to housing standards and conditions in the private sector
A homelessness and housing advice service
Advice on affordable housing

Housing Advice - This section provides information on your rights as a tenant.
Homelessness tonight or in the next 56 days - This section provides advice on what to do in this situation. It is worth checking the housing advice and looking for accommodation sections - these sections will provide information to prevent you from becoming homeless.
Struggling with mortgage repayments - This section provides some useful information on where to seek advice

Looking for accommodation - This provides information on accessing private rented accommodation. 

Homeless Reduction Act 2017 -

How to contact us
You can ring for an appointment with the Housing Team on 01253 658658 or go to Fylde Town Hall, St. Annes Road West, St Annes, FY8 1LW. Alternatively, you can email housing@fylde.gov.uk

If you have accessed this webpage outside office hours after 5pm the Council operates an out of hours homelessness service in partnership with New Fylde Housing. The contact number is 03333204555, (this is outside office hours only).

Rough Sleepers - The Council works in partnership with a number of agencies to assist rough sleepers. To report a rough sleeper in the Borough please telephone the Council during office hours on 01253 658658 or e mail housing@fylde.gov.uk. You should leave the details of where you have seen the person and the housing team will try to make contact with the person to offer advice and assistance.

Alternatively contact can be made with Streetlink who a funded Government service that enables the public to alert local authorities in England about rough sleepers. They can be contacted on 0300 500 0914. Website details are available to the right of this page.