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    Hi, I do not really have mental issues but I need help, please. I have been stuck in a town a month without sleeping properly or having a place to stay. My plan was to go to another town for work. The home situation is really bad, essentially my "parents" are inappropriate and careless. Things have piled up over years. I have been isolated and deprived of a normal home. I feel like I have no home. Relatives won't take me mostly, or are unhappy to. I worked, did everything, and my actual life has hardly moved, it is hardly even surviving. Relationships suffer especially. I can't stay like this because I need to sleep and I really do want to do something. But I'm faced with the choice to either go back to home country where I feel bad, or go where I'm headed but be cut-off even more and it's harder to make long-term friends. But it's what I planned for. Please help me.
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    If you're 24 or under I would suggest you go to the nearest YMCA office. They usually have some night stop rooms. Basically somewhere you can sleep for a night. And they can advise you on what you can do and also help you out.

    If you're over 24, try a citizens advice office. They're less helpful but may be able to do something
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    (Original post by Devify)
    If you're 24 or under I would suggest you go to the nearest YMCA office. They usually have some night stop rooms. Basically somewhere you can sleep for a night. And they can advise you on what you can do and also help you out.

    If you're over 24, try a citizens advice office. They're less helpful but may be able to do something
    Can you please help me out with something? Can I PM you?
    Does YMCA offer free accommodation, how long for and what are the requirements?
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    (Original post by Devify)
    If you're 24 or under I would suggest you go to the nearest YMCA office. They usually have some night stop rooms. Basically somewhere you can sleep for a night. And they can advise you on what you can do and also help you out.

    If you're over 24, try a citizens advice office. They're less helpful but may be able to do something
    I rang but unfortunately it is only for homeless people and you need to fill in an application. :/
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    I rang but unfortunately it is only for homeless people and you need to fill in an application. :/
    You should just go in and say you don't have anywhere to sleep and get it sorted. You do have to sit down with someone and explain your situation and answer some questions. If you explain your situation with your parents and how you haven't been sleeping they may be able to offer you accommodation. They do short term rooms only for the night or two. But if you can receive income support or job seekers allowance if you live alone, they can provide you with a bedsit room with the rent paid from housing benefits for as long as you need it. As well as help find accommodation in council housing or privately rented if you manage to get a job.

    I went in because I wasn't getting along with my guardians. They wouldn't buy food for me (would just get takeout or single meals for themselves) and would barely give me £10 a week to buy some myself and for anything else I needed even tho they got money for taking care of me. I told them my situation and they helped sort everything out and put me in a bedsit.
 
 
 
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