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.
- Accommodation for the homeless
Due to the high demand for accommodation, most households accepted as homeless may be provided with temporary accommodation until a permanent home is available.
- Homelessness advice and assistance
Eden Housing Association's housing options team provide free advice and information.
- Homeless right to housing
Eden Housing Association will make enquires to decide on the type of help it can provide. The questions that will be asked are listed within this page.
- Asylum seekers
People fleeing persecution, torture or war need to apply for refugee status, once granted they can remain as an asylum seeker.
- Rough sleepers (NSNO)
The no second night out scheme is for homeless people sleeping rough. The funding for this scheme came from the Department of Communities and Local Government.
- Severe weather emergency protocol (SWEP)
SWEP aims to get rough sleepers off the streets during periods of below zero night-time temperatures, by providing emergency accommodation.
- Homelessness reviews
If you have approached us for homelessness help, by law we must write to tell you about our decision.
- Refugees in Cumbria
Between 2017 and 2020 up to 300 refugees will be resettled in Cumbria, this will include unaccompanied asylum seeking children.
- Gypsies and Travellers
Everyone has rights, including Travellers, Gypsies and people on whose land unauthorised camping takes place.