The public bodies with a duty to refer are:
|Jobcentre Plus |
|hospitals, as part of providing inpatient care |
urgent treatment centres
youth offender institutions
secure training centres
youth offending teams
|Royal Navy |
Royal Air Force
What you need to know
- You can refer any customer / service user you’ve identified as being either homeless or threatened with homelessness. Take a look at the other information in this section for more advice.
- The customer / service user must give their consent to be referred.
- The individual can choose which local authority they wish to be referred to, so ask them where they would like the referral to be sent.
- If in any doubt, or if your customer / service user needs urgent housing assistance, please contact Housing Services on 0191 433 3174.