Local Priority Access Status – Urgent Safety

The Registry may assign your application Local Priority Access Status as an Urgent Safety household if:

  • You, or someone in your household, are currently being abused by a family member or by a former partner that you have not lived with in the past three months.
  • Your personal safety, or the safety of someone in your household, is under ongoing or extraordinary threat and moving to a new home will make you safe.

If this situation applies to you, please provide documents that help prove your personal safety is at risk. The documents can be letters from:

  • A doctor
  • A lawyer
  • A law enforcement officer
  • A member of the clergy
  • A guidance counselor
  • An individual in a managerial or administrative position with a social housing provider
  • A community health worker
  • A social worker
  • A social service worker
  • A victim services worker
  • A settlement services worker
  • A shelter worker

The Registry will ask you to attend an interview with one of their staff.

Click here to download our Urgent Safety Brochure