We want to prevent you becoming homeless in the first instance so it’s important you contact the housing team for advice on your housing situation. A housing officer will provide advice and support and where possible prevent you from losing your home.
Our homelessness service is an emergency service, and we have a duty to only help those people who meet strict criteria.
If you’re under 18 and having serious problems at home which make it dangerous or impossible to stay there, contact the Childrens and Family team through Social Services on 01865 897987.
If you’re a victim of domestic violence contact Oxfordshire Domestic Abuse service on 0800 731 0055, to find a refuge call 0808 2000 246 for advice; male victims should contact the Men’s Advice Line .
Reducing the risk for domestic abuse provides further information and advice.
There is also help on the Government website.
You can also find advice on housing and homelessness on the Shelter website.
If you are homeless in an emergency today outside office hours, and you have no-one that can accommodate you temporarily, you can ring the councils out of hours number 01235 422410 for assistance.
For more information on how the council are tackling homelessness, please see our Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy 2020-2025 below.
Advice for those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
Advice for those who are at risk of becoming homeless after being released from prison
Advice for those who are at risk of becoming homeless after leaving hospital
Advice for those who are at risk of becoming homeless due to domestic abuse
Advice for those who are at risk of becoming homeless and suffer mental health illness
Advice for those who are at risk of becoming homeless after leaving the armed forces
Shelter can provide advice on housing and homelessness.