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Housing Department

Barrow in Furness Borough Council - Homelessness

Services offered

Assessment of priority need under the Housing Act. Can provide temporary accommodation for those assessed as in priority need: those with dependant children or pregnant, vulnerable because of age (16/17 year olds and 60+), disability or at risk from violence. Also offers general housing options advice to anyone with a housing problem. Out of hours emergencies phone 01229 833311.

Area served

Barrow in Furness Borough Council area.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

General public, including people who are or may be priority homeless.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Drop-in, phone, make an appointment or write.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 4pm
  • Friday: 9am - 4pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Bus station - 5 minutes walk.