Emergency temporary accommodation
If you are unable to stay in your home due to an emergency such as fire or flooding you should:
- make arrangements to stay with friends or family if possible
- contact your landlord immediately if you are a tenant in social housing or private rented accommodation
- call us on 01621 854477 at 8.30am the next working day if you need advice or if you are unable to contact your landlord
- contact your insurance company
If you are single or a couple over the age of 18, you may wish to access emergency temporary accommodation in the form of a night shelter.
Chelmsford CHESS - 23-24 George Street , Chelmsford, Essex , CM2 0JU
Colchester - 01206 549885. 39-41 Alexandra Road , Colchester , Essex
Southend - HARP - 59 Valkyrie Road , Westcliff on Sea, Essex , SS0 8AW
Still having difficulties?
If you have not been able to resolve your difficulties and cannot wait until the next working day, contact call 01621 854477 for more advice.