What is supported housing
Supported accommodation can include the following:
Supported housing is assistance that is provided to enable someone to manage on a day to day basis whilst they are living in their own home.
It can include things like:
Support is usually provided by a support worker, or a team of support workers, who will visit you in your home. Some types of support worker will be able to go with you to appointments or on shopping trips and support you at social events. Several housing associations have support teams. You do not always have to be a tenant of the housing association to receive support from their support team. There are also support teams who do not have a connection with housing providers who will support you in your own home.
Housing support is suitable for a variety of people with support needs. For example, you may want housing support if you:
It doesn't matter where you live. For example, you can get housing support if you live alone or share your house with other people. You could be living in a flat, a house, a hostel or sheltered housing.