Housing support and grants
Sheltered housing promotes independent living for older people. There are various schemes in the local area.
A directory of low cost local housing providers for older people.
A government scheme to help householders on low incomes meet the costs of making energy saving improvements to their properties.
Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) help pay for adaptations to properties which enable disabled people to remain in their own homes.
The handy person scheme provides help for elderly and vulnerable people who are unable to carry out essential work at their homes.
Services and help available for people who want to keep their independence at home.
Supported and extra care housing schemes available in South Lakeland.
Advocates can provide assistance in situations that you are unsure about. They can help you to consider your options, rights and responsibilities.