Braintree District Council - Housing Services
Housing Service, Causeway House
Public phone: 01376 552525
Website URL: http://www.braintree.gov.uk
Service offered: Homelessness prevention service providing advice and assistance to any household in the district threatened with homelessness or experiencing housing difficulties (initial advice by telephone, interview by appointment only. Interviews continue to be conducted remotely.). Management of the Social Housing Register (sub-regional Allocations Policy). Assessment of statutory duties under the Housing/Homelessness Acts. Limited access to rent bond/loan scheme for some priority need households. 24/7 emergency duty officer via switchboard number
Target group: Any resident experiencing housing difficulties.
Area served: Braintree District Council area - Witham, Braintree, Halstead.
How to contact: Phone (01376 552525) to speak to an officer, send an e-mail, submit an enquiry via the Council’s website. Open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: 2 hour visitor parking (subject to availability). Ramped entrance. Lift.
Languages other than English: Access to Language Line
Year established: 0
Public transport: Braintree train and bus stations - 15 minutes walk. Please only attend the Council Offices if you have an appointment to do so: most interviews continue to be conducted remotely.
Record last checked: 25 August 2021