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Mental health or impairment and homelessness
If you have a mental illness or impairment and risk losing your home or are already homeless we can help.
It is important that you let us know as soon as possible.
We will help you to keep your home or may find you somewhere else to live.
We may decide that vulnerability caused by your mental illness or impairment qualifies you as a priority need. We will collect information from health professionals to help make our decision.
Call us at Housing Options on 01332 888777 (choose option 4 if currently homeless or 5 for threatened with homelessness).
Your personal housing plan
Other help on offer
If you are concerned about your mental health, speak with your GP as they will help you decide what support is needed.
If you are concerned about the mental health of a relative or someone you are caring for, support them in getting help from their GP.
Other organisations you can contact for help:
- Life Links provides a wellness and mental health recovery service to people living in Derby.
- Talking Mental Health Derbyshire offers a range of therapies for people experiencing common psychological difficulties, such as feeling anxious, low, or depressed.
- Rethink provide advice on the phone about living with mental illness, medication, care and treatment. They can be called as often as needed and will take time to explain and set out options about what to do next.
- Samaritans offer you a safe space to talk. You can call The Samaritans free on: 116 123. They are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
- Turning Point offers mental health support across the country.
- Mind provide support and confidential help on a range of mental health issues.
- Together offer a range of services that support people to live somewhere that is right for them.