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Family Information and Services Hub

Housing

This section contains information and local services to help you with housing-related issues and resources to support staying safe in your home.

For a comprehensive list of local services click on the ‘View all services and advice’ link on the right hand side of the page.

The banners below provide links to national websites containing information, advice and resources on a number of topics.

Housing

Your local district or borough council is responsible for social and affordable housing and assistance towards paying your rent. The above link will help you find the right contact for your area.

Citizens Advice provide information about how to go about renting or buying a home or just finding somewhere to live. You can also find advice on handling problems with your landlord and help to avoid losing your home.

The Shelter website contains information about housing, homelessness and eligibility for different accommodation.

Home Safety

The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed disabled or seriously injured in accidents. Their site contains practical guidance, advice and resources for parents and practitioners.  

The Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service has a number of questionaries’ you can use to check if your home is as safe as it can be

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