Cornwall Council says it is aware of increasing concern about members of the community who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, amid the recent guidance on Covid-19.

Cornwall Housing Limited delivers housing options services and the council has confirmed this will continue to operate as an essential service.

The council said that keeping residents safe was its number one priority.

It has advised people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness, to contact Cornwall Housing Limited on 0300 1234 161 and ask for the Prevention & Engagement team.

Further useful information and advice can be found on the website at

If you are concerned about someone who is sleeping rough, you can report this through Streetlink by visiting or by phoning them on 0300 500 0914.

Streetlink will then inform the Outreach Team, who can make contact with the person and offer them help and support to find accommodation.

The Government has confirmed that hotels, B&Bs, hostels and holiday parks who are providing accommodation to support people who are homeless through arrangements with the local authority or other public bodies should remain open to facilitate these arrangements.

If you are able to offer accommodation to the local authority to support their Covid-19 response, please email the details to