I need a place to stay
tonight, where can I go?
If you ever find yourself in this
position or think it may be a possibility, speak to family or
friends, someone may put you up for a little while until you find
somewhere to live.
If this is not appropriate or you need a place to stay
tonight contact any of our
Local Service Centres. We will
offer you advice and if that is not adequate we can provide you an
appointment to see one of our Housing Advisors at the Housing
What happens at the appointment with
the Housing Options Centre?
A council officer will
assess your circumstances and advise you on the most appropriate
housing options available to you.
Other emergency options
Bed & breakfast
There are many hotels around the borough, but these can be
Local Service Centre
can provide advice on which hotels to
Newham Council - out of hours service
For people who become homeless when our office is closed, we
operate an out of hours service.
You can contact the out of hours service after 5.30pm each weekday,
or anytime at weekends and bank holidays:
The out of hours service
Phone: 020 8552 9587
You will be put through to an emergency officer who will ask you
various questions to assess whether we will be able to assist
You can also attend your local police station for advice and
directions to our emergency service.
For more information:
Local Service Centre or call 020 8430 2000.
Contact Shelter's free housing advice line on 0808 800 4444.