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Babergh District Council - Housing Needs Service

01473 825757 / Out of Hours Number - 01473 826622
How to contact
Phone or contact for an appointment. Babergh - 01473 825757 Mid Suffolk - 01449 724500

Service offered

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Provision of housing for people considered in priority need of housing. General housing advice and information for private or council tenants and homeless people. Rent deposit guarantee scheme for anyone in housing need. Out of hours emergencies phone 01362 696175.

Areas of law

Opening times

Mon 9am - 5pm
Tue 9am - 5pm
Wed 9am - 5pm
Thu 9am - 5pm
Fri 9am - 4.30pm

Target group

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

Area served



Language Line and BSL.

Disabled access

  • Full wheelchair access
  • Adapted toilets: Yes
  • Parking for disabled drivers by front door of building. Automatic entrance doors. Level entrance. Loop system.