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Scottish Borders Council - Homelessness Service

01896 661 385, 0800 3761138 (freephone) / 01896 752111 (OOH)
How to contact
Drop-in, phone, contact for an appointment.

Service offered

Assessment of priority need under the Housing Act. Can provide temporary accommodation for those assessed as in priority need - those with children or pregnant, vulnerable because of age (60+), disability or at risk from violence. Also offers general housing advice and information to private and council tenants and homeless people. Out of hours emergencies phone 01896 752111.

Areas of law

Opening times

Mon 8.45am - 5pm
Tue 8.45am - 5pm
Wed 8.45am - 5pm
Thu 8.45am - 5pm
Fri 8.45am - 3.45pm

Target group

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

Area served

Scottish Borders


Disabled access

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • Parking available.