Housing/ homelessness/supported living


Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

Face-to-face services, National helpline, Online advice, Legal support

Website https://england.shelter.org.uk/

When it's an emergency

You should use this line if:

•                            You have nowhere to sleep, or might be homeless soon

•                            You have somewhere to sleep, but nowhere to call home

•                            You are/could be at risk of harm

•                            You feel very overwhelmed about your housing situation

Call 0808 1644 660

When it's not urgent

You should call our helpline if:

•                            You could not find the information you need in our online housing advice

•                            You need to talk to someone but are not at immediate risk

Call 0808 800 4444

Lighthouse Hostel Ballymena Those living in Northern Ireland

A residential homeless facility for men aged 18-65 years, which provides full board and supported living.

Phone 028 2564 7654

Website www.lighthousehostel.org


​ MUST Hostel (Cookstown)

Hostel primarily for single homeless people with support needs (direct access service)

Phone 028 8676 2065

Website www.musthostel.co.uk


​Simon Community (central access point)

Provides accommodation and support to people who are currently homeless or at risk of homelessness

Phone 0800 171 2222


 Triangle Housing Association Limited

Phone 028 2766 6880


​Vineyard Compassion

Coleraine based practical and emotional support at point of need (including Foodbank support and supported living)

Phone 028 7022 0005

Email info@vineyardcompassion.co.uk