Lancaster and District Homeless Action Service (LDHAS)
Homeless Action Centre
Public phone: 01524 842008
Website URL: http://www.ldhas.org.uk
Service offered: LDHAS provides essential needs as well as direct assistance with: health and wellbeing services (mental and physical); floating support; processing of benefits; housing or employment needs; drug and alcohol treatment; and access to identification documents. We operate an open-door policy, from Monday-Friday, providing a wide range of facilities and services. We provide a friendly and safe environment, free of judgement, for vulnerable people and those whose lives are in crisis. Anyone coming through our door can have their immediate needs met, ranging from hot food and showering to receiving support from staff on a one-to-one basis.
Target group: Street homeless, vulnerably housed, and impoverished people at risk of losing their home or tenancy.
Area served: Lancaster District (576 km2), North West England.
How to contact: LDHAS can be reached through phone (01524 842008) or email, agency referral, self-referral, and on a drop-in basis (COVID-19 restrictions are in place to ensure social distancing and safety).
Monday: 9.30am - 1pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 1pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 1pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 1pm
Friday: 9.30am - 1pm
Office Hours: 9am - 2pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Public car park next to building. Ramped entrance. Building on one level.
Languages other than English: N/A
Charity number: 1007796
Year established: 1987
Staffing: 5 part time staff, 40 volunteers.
Public transport: 5 minutes walk from the bus station.
Record last checked: 03 August 2021