Blackpool Advice Service - Housing and Homelessness

Contact details

Blackpool Advice Service - Housing and Homelessness
Housing Options
South King Street
Blackpool
FY1 4TR

Public phone: 01253 477760

Email: housing.options@blackpool.gov.uk

Website URL: http://www.blackpool.gov.uk

General information

Service offered: The Housing Options Service provides advice and assistance to people who are experiencing housing related problems whether they are social, or private rented tenants or homeowners. In the first instance we will try and help people remain in their home, if safe and reasonable to do so, by way of referrals to mediation, tenancy sustainment, Money Advice, setting up a payment plan for rent/mortgage arrears, tenancy advice, negotiating with Landlord/mortgage lender etc. The Housing Options Service is responsible for processing housing applications to join the Housing Register – MyHomeChoiceFyldeCoast - for social housing. It is also has the responsibility to deliver the Council’s duties under the homelessness legislation

Target group: Anyone who is homeless or threatened with homelessness, or in housing need.

Area served: Blackpool Borough Council area.

How to contact: Phone, email or call into the office – no appointments

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 1pm - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends:

Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 09:00 – 17:00, Wednesday 13:00 – 17:00, Friday 09:00 – 16:30

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: Limited Parking close by for Blue badge holders. Ramped entrance. Access to BSL signers.

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number:

Year established: 0

Staffing:

Public transport: Within walking distance of the town centre, bus and train stations.

Record last checked: 28 November 2016



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