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Duty to Refer - Homelessness

The "duty to refer" applies to designated public bodies with effect from 1 October 2018.

Lincolnshire has pioneered a countywide solution based on the ALERT portal to enable public bodies as well as our existing referral partners to be able to refer relevant cases to the local authority.  This may only be done with the applicant's consent.     

The ALERT portal may be accessed by clicking the logo below:

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In the event that you are unable to access the portal, a generic email address is available: dutytorefer@boston.gov.uk

The following information must be provided:

 

Related documents

Size Name
[10Mb] Lincolnshire Homelessness Strategy 2017 - 2021 Lincolnshire Homelessness Strategy 2017 - 2021
[408kb] Homelessness Reduction Act 2017 Homelessness Reduction Act 2017
[1Mb] Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities Homelessness Code of Guidance for Local Authorities

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