If you have found yourself homeless or threatened with homelessness for any reason, talk to your local district council about finding somewhere to stay.

If you have any documents explaining why you have become or are about to become homeless, please take them with you when you visit the council offices. Some councils may need to see specific documents, so you might like to check with them before you visit.

You can also contact charities who help with homelessness. Shelter, the national homelessness charity have an online eligibility checker which will ask you about your situation and then explain what your rights are. Porchlight provide help with supported accommodation and their rough sleeper service, helps promote those living on the streets of Kent move towards a more positive future.

We also have support workers who can help you if you're having problems with your current housing situation and would like some advice.