About the Avon & Bristol Law Centre


The Avon & Bristol Law Centre provides specialist legal advice and representation to people who could not otherwise afford access to justice.

  • Housing advice

  • Legal advice

Housing advice

Back to top

Housing advice

Avon & Bristol Law Centre offers specialist housing advice for people in Bristol and the surrounding area. If you have applied as homeless to the local authority and feel that an incorrect decision has been made then we may be able to assist you. We cannot advise on Homechoice banding.

You can also get advice and support from dedicated housing advisors at Shelter.

Alternatively, you can look for advice about housing and homelessness on the Bristol City Council website.  Please note that the content relating to housing and homelessness is currently under redevelopment.  This is to reflect significant legislative changes that are coming into force from April 2018.

If you receive a negative decision from the Local Authority, or they cannot assist you, you can contact the Avon & Bristol Law Centre, AFTER you have contacted the Council.

Taking early action can avoid reaching crisis point.  There is good advice and guidance available online from the following organisations (found under the Housing Advice tab):

Citizens Advice Bureau

Money Advice Service

 

There are also advice and support services available in Bristol:

The Advice Network

ACORN Tenants Union

Relationship Advice

 

 

Access

Call Reception on 0117 924 8662, email us on mail@ablc.org.uk, or attend our offices in Stokes Croft. We are limited by capacity, and will have to signpost certain issues that we cannot advise on.

Service availability

Monday 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 04:30 pm
Saturday Closed All Day
Sunday Closed All Day

This organisation currently has no needs or requirements

Contact times


Monday 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Tuesday 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Thursday 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Friday 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Saturday Closed All Day
Sunday Closed All Day

Was this information helpful?

Yes

No

Would you like to help or find out more about homelessness in general?

I want to help

Find out the best ways to donate your time, money or resources.

I want to find out more

For those needing more information about homelessness.