There are many pathways into homelessness.
 
The individual factors are low income, rent or mortgage payments, debt,
unemployment, family breakdown, social or alcohol exclusion, mental health problems, drug or alcohol misuse, difficulties with sexual orientation and poor physical health.
 
If you fear you are about to become homeless, you should make yourself aware of
your options and rights as soon as possible. It is important to understand who you
need to contact and what services are available for you.