Blackpool Council’s housing options service provides free advice and assistance to people in the social rented sector, private rented sector or are homeowners, who:
- Have a housing related problem
- Are in housing need
- Are at risk of homelessness
- Are homeless
Before making a referral please discuss it with the client, ensure they agree and fully understand why they are being referred and explain the remit of the housing options team.
It is important to make us aware of any potential risk the client may pose to services. If there is a known risk or indicators, the sender must include details in the referral form and/or contact the housing options team prior to referral.