Sheltered and Independent Housing

We offer a number of services to help you stay in your home, along with alternative accommodation options designed to make life a little easier or more secure.

Sheltered Accommodation

Sheltered accommodation is designed to help you live an independent life. We have two schemes in the district: Laurie Backhouse Court, Selby and St. Wilfrids Court, Brayton. All our sheltered accommodation is linked to our Lifeline service. The purpose of Lifeline service is to enable you to summon assistance in the case of emergency. The service operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

There are also two extra care housing schemes in the district, managed by Hanover Housing Association. These are Popplewell Springs in Tadcaster and Fernbank Court in Brayton. Extra care housing have staff on site, and facilities such as hairdressers and a café, giving residents the opportunity to live independently, with the reassurance that help is at hand when they need it.

More information can be found on our Specialist Housing and Support page by clicking here 

The Lifeline Service

The Lifeline Service is available for any tenant, or resident, who is elderly, has a disability, or who is vulnerable regardless of age. This support service offers tenants peace of mind knowing that help is there whenever they need it, 24 hours a day.

How it can help you:

  • If you live by yourself but need extra help

  • If you want reassurance that help is close by

  • If you think you’re at risk of domestic violence, harassment or rouge traders.

It can also help your family:

  • If a relative or someone you care for needs extra help to maintain their independence, or live too far away

  • Peace of mind that you loved one has 24 hour support available.

We offer a range of different packages which are suited to you and your needs.

Visit our Lifeline page for further information and contact details.