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Selby District Council

Selby District Council provides a range of support and information for key services. Please visit our website to access more information.

  • Planning
  • Transport and streets
  • Benefits
  • Housing
  • Environmental Health
  • Council Tax
  • Education and learning

Location and Contact Details

Contact Details
01757 705101
Civic Centre, Doncaster Road, Selby YO8 9FT

Further Information

Selby District Council provide general housing information and advice to both tenants and landlords in private and public sector housing, on a range of housing issues that includes:


Rent arrears

Domestic violence

Landlord/Tenant disputes

Loss of employment

Anti-social behaviour/Harassment

Welfare benefits


We will work with anyone who is either homeless or threatened with homelessness to try and enable them to stay in their homes or to help find them alternative accommodation.

Prevention and advice can include:-


Mediation in landlord and tenant disputes.

Advice and information.

Assistance with housing benefit enquiries and forms.

Referrals to other agencies for support, mediation and temporary accommodation.


For further information, or if you need help because you might become homeless, contact us on 01757 705101 and ask for a housing options appointment’


The Homelessness Prevention Service (Selby Stay only) transferred from Horton Housing to Selby District Council on 1st October 2019. The HPS will provide information and advice to all tenants who are struggling with their tenancies.

This includes:

Housing issues

Benefit enquiries

Other tenancy related issues

Anything that may affect your tenancy.

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For further information or to refer into this service please contact Customer Services and ask for the Homeless Prevention Team call 01757 705101, Ann Sawden 07780191617, Sarah Noutch 07780307180 or Email Alternatively you can refer into the service by the referral form on Selby District Council’s website


Our contact centre is open for calls between:

Monday  8.30am – 5.00pm

Tuesday  8.30am – 5.00pm

Wednesday  10.00am – 5.00pm

Thursday  8.30am – 5.00pm

Friday  8.30am – 4.30pm

Saturday CLOSED


Useful Numbers

SDC – Out of Hours Emergency No – 01653 600941

Floodline – 0845 988 1188

NYCC Social Services0845 034 9410