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Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council - Housing Needs

01254 585444 / 01254 585585
How to contact
Call in, phone or contact for an appointment.
Main train and bus stations - 10 minutes walk.

Service offered

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless/threatened with homelessness. Provision of housing for people considered in priority need of housing. Temporary accommodation may be available while eligibility enquiries made. General housing advice/information for private and social tenants and homeless people. Out of hours homelessness cases Tel 07739 454978.

Areas of law

Opening times

Mon 9am - 5pm
Tue 9am - 5pm
Wed 9am - 5pm
Thu 9am - 5pm
Fri 9am - 5pm

Target group

General public, including people who are or may be priority homeless.

Area served

Blackburn with Darwen


Gujarati, Urdu, access to interpreters and BSL.

Disabled access

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • Parking for disabled drivers. Ramped entrance. Loop system and access to signers.