Supporting EEA Nationals

IMPORTANT: EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members must apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before 30 June 2021 to receive either pre-Settled Status or Settled Status. Not doing so may put their entitlements to statutory homelessness assistance at risk.

Supporting EEA Nationals - resources 

An overview of key information, principles and good practice in responding to EEA Nationals experiencing homelessness, including guidance by the Connection at St Martin's (correct as of March 2019, with update to NHS section March 2020). 

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Brexit and the EU Settlement Scheme 

A short overview of the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) from Praxis, correct as of 26 March 2019. 

IMPORTANT: EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members must apply to the EUSS  before 30 June 2021 to receive either pre-Settled Status or Settled Status. Not doing so may put their entitlements to statutory homelessness assistance at risk.   

More up-to-date resources can be found at the links below: 

  • ADASS (Directors of Adults Social Services) have developed an EUSS information hub for practitioners, which is also relevant to homelessness services.  
  • The Greater London Authority hosts the European Londoners Hub with up-to-date guidance for EU/EEA nationals on rights, entitlements and how to apply to the EUSS.  

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Brexit and EU Settlement - homelessness services March2019v2.pdf | 313K