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Housing Department

Allerdale Borough Council - Housing Services

Services offered

Housing Options advice and assistance, including domestic abuse support and rough sleepers. Contact 01900 702660, or emergency out of hours 0303 123 1702.

Area served

Borough of Allerdale - Workington, Wigton, Cockermouth, Keswick, Maryport, Silloth, Aspatria.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Those who are homeless or threatened with homeless.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Phone, online referral form or email. phone 01900 702660 online referral form: https://www.allerdale.gov.uk/en/housing/homelessness/housing-assistance-self-referral/ dutytorefer@allerdale.gov.uk

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Tuesday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Wednesday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Thursday: 8.45am - 5.15pm
  • Friday: 8.45am - 4.30pm
  • Weekends: If you are faced with street homelessness outside of office hours please contact 03031231702


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Train station - 15 minutes walk.