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Help with Housing

Help with HousingFor Homelessness and Housing Advice please contact Mid Sussex District Council on 01444 477574, email: or visit

Homemove: If you are applying for housing through the Mid Sussex Common Housing Register, Homemove will give you more choice about where you want to live. For more information visit:  

Local Housing Advice Surgeries:
A Housing Officer holds a drop-in surgery at the Help Point on alternate Thursdays between 1-3pm. Please call Housing Advice on 01444 477574 to book an appointment or email

An Officer is also in attendance at the following locations:

Haywards Heath Council Offices, 40 Boltro Road - Monday and Friday 9.30am to 1.30pm, Tuesday 1pm to 4.30pm. Telephone: 01444 477574.

East Grinstead Library, West Street - Wednesday 1.30 pm to 3.30 pm, Telephone: 01342 300780.

Emergencies ONLY - please call Mid Sussex District Council on 01444 458166 where you will be given an out of hours number to ring.  Please only use this number if you cannot wait until the next working day.

Crawley Open Houses and Resource Centre
The Crawley Open Houses & Resource Centre provide care for people suffering from the effects of homelessness, unemployment, loneliness and discrimination.  They can be contacted on 01293 447712 at Stevens Road, Crawley, RH10 1TN, website:

To access services please phone where an assessment will be undertaken and an appointment made where appropriate. Specialist advice information and advocacy on housing and community care for people living in the West Sussex area, including homelessness, eviction, rent/mortgage arrears, repairs and community care needs. In addition we offer assistance at court on the day and or assistance to prepare prior to the hearing in Horsham, Worthing and Chichester County Courts. Appointments for advice available at Crawley, Worthing and Bognor Regis.

Shelter West Sussex
The Orchard
1-2 Gleneagles Court
Brighton Road
West Sussex
RH10 6AD

Tel: 0344 515 1749