Emergency housing if you're homeless

You can get government advice on emergency housing from GOV.UK: emergency housing if you're homeless.

Contact us if you are legally homeless – find out more at Shelter: legally homeless

Homelessness team

: 01375 652 652

: housingoptions@thurrock.gov.uk

Emergency contact outside of office hours

: 01375 372 468

For use outside of normal office hours:

  • Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 9am
  • Friday, from 5pm through the weekend until 9am on Monday
  • public holidays

You will need to pay a weekly charge if you are given temporary accommodation.

Support is also available for rough sleepers.

Domestic abuse

If you are a victim of domestic abuse or violence, we will see whether the sanctuary scheme is an option for you. Go to our domestic abuse page.