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Housing Department

Forest of Dean District Council - Housing Options Service

Services offered

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Assessment of priority housing need. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people. Out of hours emergencies phone 01452 614194. Participates in Gloucestershire Homeseeker choice based lettings scheme to secure social housing.

Area served

Forest of Dean Council - Coleford, Cinderford, Lydney, Newent.

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

Phone to make an appointment or attend an initial drop-in session. Drop in is designed to be a quick 10 minute chat to assist with housing enquiries and may lead to a further appointment to be booked. Drop-in times are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am-11am and Wednesday from 2.30-3.30pm.

How to contact - Opening times


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets