Advice for prisoners and their families
You may be wondering how to keep your home if you're about to go into prison or how to find a new home if you're due for release.
This section of our site looks at housing issues that concern prisoners and family members of prisoners.
Use the menu on the left or follow the links below to find out more.
Going into prison
my home, my belongings, my benefits, where to get advice
Keeping your home
on remand, if sentenced, should I give up my home?
Homeless on release
don’t know my release date, I know my release date, homelessness tests, help if I'm homeless, selection scheme
getting a place, paying for a hostel
finding a place, help with the costs
Support in prison and beyond
A number of projects and organisations provide help and support to prisoners, ex-offenders and their families.
If you're in prison there are people there who can help you with your housing problems. You can always talk to the Housing Advice Development Worker in prison or a member of staff in the Offender Management Unit.
If you want to talk to someone in person about your housing problem you or someone you trust can call Housing Rights Service's advice line on 028 9024 5640.