Shelter is a national homelessness and housing charity. Shelter Lancashire helps people across Blackburn with Darwen with advice and support regarding housing, debt and welfare benefit issues. The team are providing advice and support by telephone and email to keep you safe through this challenging time. Contact them today to find out more. 

0344 515 1882 or Email the team 
COVID-19 specialist help for you

Additional funding from Big Lottery Reaching Communities is helping Shelter to support anyone in the community who is affected by Covid-19 and who needs help with housing, debt and/or welfare benefit problems.

Key information on the impact that coronavirus is having on housing issues as well as helping you to know your rights can be found at


All residents in Blackburn with Darwen are eligible for advice. Some projects have specific eligibility criteria, we encourage you to contact the team to find out about what support you are eligible for.

Contact details 

Shelter Lancashire

Shelter Lancashire is staffed between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. Contact the team by phone and/or email to receive local support. 

Tel: 0344 515 1882
email: [email protected]
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Shelter National 

The national charity Shelter offers advice online using webchat and via social media FacebookTwitter | YouTube | Instagram | Tiktok