The following numbers may be of use to you in your time of need.
If you are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, you should contact the NIHE as soon as possible.
034 4892 0900
Out of Hours service (Mon-Fri after 5.00pm and weekends)
03448 920 908
Out of Hours service for Customers with Hearing Difficulties:
If you have hearing difficulties you can communicate using the Next Generation Text service on:
18001 03448 920 908
Belfast and Down Areas - 028 9056 5444
Co. Antrim and East Londonderry - 028 9446 8833
Magherafelt & Cookstown - 028 9446 8833
Omagh - 028 8283 3100
Londonderry, Limavady & Strabane - 028 7134 5171
Newry and Mourne - 028 3083 5000
Armagh & Dungannon - 028 3752 2381
Banbridge & Craigavon - 028 3833 4444
Fermanagh - 028 6638 2000
South Tyrone - 028 8772 2821
The Housing Rights provides independent advice and information to people on a wide range of housing and debt matters. Their website has helpful online advice.
You can contact their advisors Monday to Friday 9:30am to 1:30pm
028 9024 5640
Mortgage Debt Advice Service:
If you are finding it difficult to afford your monthly payments, or your lender has started court proceedings to take possession of your home, you have no time to lose – the sooner you do something about your finances, the more options you may have for saving your home from repossession.
Contact their team of specialist Mortgage Debt advisers between 09.30 and 17.00 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and between 09.30 and 20.00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays
028 9024 5640
The Skainos Centre
239 Newtownards Road
Belfast BT4 1AF
Homeless Connect represents over 100 organisations working with homeless people throughout Northern Ireland. It achieves this through providing training, information, research and collective representation.
028 9024 6440
Fax: 028 9024 1266
Simon Community Northern Ireland actively responds to the needs of homeless people through initiatives aimed at prevention, provision and progression to independent living. Simon Community has accommodation at a number of places across Northern Ireland.
Simon Community NI has a free 24/7 helpline 0800 171 2222 for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Belfast BT14 6BX
028 9023 2882
Free phone: 0800 171 2222
Fax: 028 9032 6839
NIFHA is the representative body for housing associations in Northern Ireland. Our 20 members manage around more than 53,000 social and affordable homes including family accommodation, sheltered and supported housing and shared ownership homes. We also invest millions every year in providing vital services and facilities for local communities.
Belfast BT12 4HB
028 9023 0446
Fax: 028 9023 8057
The Warm Homes Scheme provides grants for Cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, draughtproofing windows and doors, hot-water-tank jackets, energy efficient lightbulbs, reflective radiator panels and other energy advice.
More info visit: www.nihe.gov.uk
Age NI fight for disadvantaged older people by combating poverty, reducing isolation, challenging neglect, defeating ageism and preventing future deprivation.
028 9024 8177
Wade House, Merrion Centre
Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm
0800 138 1111