Professionals only - refer homelessness | Sevenoaks District Council

Professionals only - refer homelessness

Some English public bodies have a duty to notify a council of people who may be homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, within 56 days.

Before making the referral, you must:

  • Allow the person concerned to identify the local council they would like the notification to be made to
  • Have consent from the person concerned so their contact details can be shared with the council

Make an online referral

You can also email with details of the person, how consent has been obtained and their circumstances.

Further information is available on the Duty to refer page on the GOV.UK website.

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