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Housing Department

Hyndburn Borough Council - Housing Needs

Services offered

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Housing provided for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while enquiries are made about eligibility. General housing advice and information for private and council tenants and homeless people. Out of hours emergencies phone 0800 587 5273.

Area served

Hyndburn Borough - Accrington, Church, Clayon le Moors, Great Harwood, Oswaldtwistle, Rishton.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

People who are or may be homeless, general public.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Phone for an appointment or call in.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 9am - 4.45pm
  • Tuesday: 9am - 4.45pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 4.45pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 4.45pm
  • Friday: 9am - 4.45pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Accrington train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.