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  • Residential and nursing care homes

    care-homes, carehomes Download If you’re finding it difficult to live independently at home you may be considering moving into a care home. But most of us would want to stay in our home for as long as possible. That’s easier to do if you feel safe, and have the independence to do the things you wa…

  • Advice on housing services in the directory

    housinghelp In this section you will find support to help with housing issues you may have. This includes: where to go for housing or homeless advice how to find a new home housing support benefits and benefits advice housing repairs and pest control supported living your options o…

  • Finding a home

    findahome There are several options you can consider when thinking about finding a home, depending on whether you want to buy a property or rent. On this page is advice on buying a home (including shared ownership), renting from the Council, a Housing Association or a Private Landlord. Buying a…

  • Homeless support

    homeless, homelessness Related advice There are many different reasons why you may find you're at risk of becoming homeless and need support. This page has advice on problems with your landlord, when you can't pay for the home you're living in, and when you can no longer continue to live with yo…

  • Housing advice

    housingadvice If you need some housing or homeless advice you have options about where you go for help. If you’re a council tenant you can talk to your local housing office. You can call in to your neighbourhood office or council First Point, or you can call (0114) 293 0000. They are happy to he…

  • Housing support

    Housing support Sheffield has lots of services that support people to maintain their tenancy, prevent homelessness and live independently in the community. You can get housing related support if you’re a tenant or a homeowner. Housing related support can include help to: set up and maintain…

  • Independent living for older people

    There are different housing options you can consider if you’re an older person who needs to move from your home but wants to stay independent: Sheltered Housing Independent Retirement Living with care scheme - Buchanan Green Extra Care schemes. Sheltered Housing Sheltered Housing is ren…

  • Supported living

    Downloads and links Supported Living accommodation in Sheffield provides housing and support for people with a learning disability. A person has to be diagnosed with a learning disability to qualify for Supported Living (or have a similar condition such as an acquired brain injury). The accommodat…

  • Moving home

    Mutual exchange Thousands of people have been helped to swap their rented home with someone else. This can help if you need to move to a different part of the country, or if your home is no longer suitable for you. You can find someone yourself, or check the national homeswapper website for free h…

  • Rents and benefits

    Here you will find: Information on Housing Benefit and how to apply for it Information on Council Tax support and how to apply for it Information on the Local Assistance Scheme and how to apply for it Citizen's Advice Sheffield benefits advice.