Housing support and grants
A directory of low cost local housing providers for older people.
Sheltered housing promotes independent living for older people. There are various schemes in the local area.
Supported and extra care housing schemes available in South Lakeland.
The handy person scheme provides help for elderly and vulnerable people who are unable to carry out essential work at their homes.
The Sustainable Warmth Grant Scheme installs energy efficiency measures and low carbon heating into eligible properties.
Energy Company Obligation is a government scheme to help householders on low incomes afford 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.
Services and help available for people who want to keep their independence at home.
Advocates can provide assistance in situations that you are unsure about. They can help you to consider your options, rights and responsibilities.