Accommodation & Services
Milton Keynes Council Homelessness Prevention Team
MK Council’s Homelessness Prevention Team can help with information on:
- Looking to Rent or Buy? Access information and advice to rent or buy a property
- Being Evicted? Check your rights and what you can do if you have concerns.
- Help with Housing? Use the online self-help tool to find out what housing choices are available
- Homeless or becoming homeless? Explains the help MK Council offer if you are homeless or about to be homeless
Unity Park Station
A Sanctuary of Hope in Milton Keynes. Helping combine many of the expert agencies already working in Milton Keynes, Unity Park Station will be the go-to location for anyone struggling with issues surrounding homelessness and looking for free, confidential, help and support.
Works for Us
As a specialist employability service, Works for Us is working in partnership with Citizens Advice MK on the Integrated Support and Advice project to provide tailored support, career information, advice and guidance, work experience and volunteering opportunities, whilst also providing full access to support with welfare rights, housing, debt and employment issues.
Through the delivery of free courses, training opportunities, 121 sessions, workshops and drop-in sessions, clients can boost their confidence and interpersonal skills; help with managing stress and anxiety; be provided with careers advice and guidance; assisted with CVs and covering letters; learn Interview skills and support with finding suitable volunteering and work experience opportunities. Works for Us also provides 121 sessions on what to wear for interviews and can provide good quality interview clothes for clients.
MK Rough Sleeper
RSP will provide a combination of Outreach Support and Assessment Hubs where people can go to access help and support. Referrals for this project will be welcomed from all, whether that be self-referrals from those wanting support, agencies, healthcare providers, members of the public or statutory services alike. To make a referral please complete the RSP Referral Form 2017 and email to email@example.com
If members of the
public are concerned about anyone sleeping rough, they can contact
the national 24 hour rough sleeping referral line StreetLink on 0300
500 0914 or online at www.streetlink.org.uk
British Red Cross
Offers help with the urgent needs of refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants.
P3 - MK Justice team
Based at Milton Keynes Probation Office, our Link Worker team provides assessment of people with an offending background who present at Milton Keynes Magistrates Court with complex needs, including individuals with mental health conditions. We help the court to make informed sentencing decisions and help people going through the justice system to reduce the likelihood of their re-offending.
Our aim is to 'link' people into local services that meet their needs, helping them to resolve housing issues, financial difficulties, mental health needs, addiction issues, relationship problems, among many others, with the ultimate aim of safely re-integrating them into society.
Whatever the problem with your current housing situation CAB can provide you with the information and advice that you need. Here to help you understand your rights and responsibilities.
Talk to an adviser for free, confidential and independent advice on matters that affect older people. At seven locations in Milton Keynes
MK Act works with over 100 families’ every day to help them move on from fear and abuse. Providing safe emergency accommodation in Milton Keynes for women and their children escaping domestic violence for over 40 years.
Support & Advice for Veterans
No GP referral needed. Call direct. They work hard to respond quickly and have great outcomes. They also treat family members of veterans with PTSD.
Every Friday, The Café in the Milton Keynes Christian Center, Strudwick Drive, Oldbrook, MK6 2TG. 2-4pm weekly. Val Dixon firstname.lastname@example.org runs this so please do feel free to get in touch with her. She will make you very welcome, or if she can’t be there, will make sure someone else does!
Saturdays: Veterans Breakfast: Capt Ridleys (Wetherspoons) Queensway, Bletchley, MK2 2ED. Saturdays 10-12. This is a more casual breakfast club which is on weekly. (there is often no nominated person to welcome new people at this one, it’s a ‘just turn up’ affair; the veterans sit at the back by the large patio window.
Veterans Gateway guides people to immediate support and help locally and nationally.