Extent: Jersey
Updated 12 February 2016

Words you may need to know

Non - residentially qualified - someone who has not lived on the island for long enough to qualify to rent property.

No means of support- no money or means to live, no-where to stay.

Resident - someone who lives long term in a place or dwelling

What is destitution?

Non - residentially qualified persons with no means of support and no accommodation.

If you have been resident in Jersey for less than 18 months The Shelter Trust, Aztec House,35 - 37 Kensington Place St Helier will offer you 3 nights' accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis. See 11.1.1L2