Depending on circumstances households may be provided temporary accommodation.
People fleeing persecution, torture or war need to apply for refugee status, once granted they can remain as an asylum seeker.
Everyone has rights, including Travellers, Gypsies and people on whose land unauthorised camping takes place.
Most homeless people have a right to housing, following enquires, decisions will be made on the type of help Eden Housing Association can provide.
We aim to prevent homelessness, where possible by giving you the most appropriate advice to help you stay in your home or find a new one.
Free advice and assistance to prevent homelessness where possible is available from Eden Housing Association's Housing Options Team.
If you have approached us for homelessness help, by law we must write to tell you about our decision.
Public authorities have a duty to refer any person they believe to be homeless, or under threat of being made homeless to a local housing authority.
See the Asylum seekers page on this website.
Definition of rough sleepers. Reporting someone sleeping rough in Cumbria.
SWEP aims to get rough sleepers off the streets during periods of below zero night-time temperatures, by providing emergency accommodation.