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6. Assistance for Homeless Applicants

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The financial support that is available if you're at risk of homelessness or can't keep up with your rent.

Homemaker South West

If you are struggling to pay your mortgage, private rent, credit card bills, or are struggling to buy food and pay bills to heat your home? The council can refer you to Homemaker who can give you advice, help you budget and offer support.

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Find out more about Homemaker South West


Rent Deposit Bond and Loan scheme

Are you homeless or threatened with homelessness? If you need a deposit to help you rent a private home, but don’t have the means, the council can help you.

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Read out about the Rent Deposit Scheme