Resources About Hoarding

Welcome! These free resources about hoarding are designed to provide solutions for hoarding situations.

Please also visit our blog and consider the Hoarding Home Solutions course that’s right for you. And stop by often to view more resources about hoarding.


Latest Newsletter

Read up on the latest news… September 2019


Reduce Fire Risk

Fire is one of the greatest risks associated with hoarding.  Download the Fire Risk Reduction flyer for simple tips to reduce fire risk.


Common Causes of ClutterCommon Causes of Clutter

There are many causes of clutter.  Hoarding is just one of them.  Download the HHS Common Causes of Clutter fact sheet to see what else might be causing clutter.



The Clutter Quality of Life Scale

The Clutter Quality of Life Scale (CQLS) has been designed by the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) to help people assess for themselves the personally felt impact that clutter has on their well-being.

Take the questionnaire to discover your personal CQLS score here.


The Clutter Movement, Support USA

We are grateful to Marnie Matthews, from The Clutter Movement, for allowing us to use the Uniform Inspection Checklist in the Hoarding Home Solutions courses.

Agency Name:                 The Clutter Movement

Agency Type:                   Mental Health and Crisis Case Management Support for Hoarding  

Agency Contact:             Marnie Matthews, MSW, LICSW

Agency Contact Email:

Agency Phone:                615.617.5484

Agency Address:             Franklin, TN, USA

Agency Service Area:      On-site Middle TN, Training throughout U.S., online worldwide

Agency Website Link:

Description of Services: The Clutter Movement provides online support, coaching, guidance, consultation, and training for individuals, family members, and professionals affected by clutter. Members of The Clutter Movement work directly with an experienced professional that specializes in excessive clutter, hoarding behavior, and hoarding disorder. Through weekly live groups, weekly virtual office hours, monthly educational webinars, topic specific forums and live chat, and 24/7 access to a library full of related content, we are breaking down the barriers to treatment and support.

To request a copy of the Australian version of the Uniform Inspection Checklist, email via the Contact page.


Recommended Reading

Wendy Hanes and Angela Esnouf recommend these excellent books on the subject of hoarding.  Download your copy of HHS Recommended Reading below.

Let us know which books you recommend too.


How to Help Someone Who Hoards

In this recorded webinar, Angela Esnouf and Wendy Hanes speak about

  • the complex and unhelpful beliefs that lead to hoarding behaviour
  • tips for starting a conversation about hoarding
  • decluttering and organising strategies that they know work

And answer some burning questions about specific hoarding situations.

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