Supported and sheltered housing
One of the councils key housing priorities is
to address the needs of vulnerable households.
Living in sheltered housing means that you
have your own independent accommodation but also receive the
Sheltered housing service provided by a scheme based Community
Support Officer. Sheltered housing is available for anybody
over the age of 60, or for people under 60, who are ill or disabled
and are in need of support in the community and need the Careline
Supported housing is for people who are disabled or vulnerable
and who need care and support. It is available to people with a
wide range of care and/or support needs, for example: People with
physical and learning disabilities; older people; people with
mental health needs; people with alcohol and/or substance misuse
problems; people fleeing domestic violence; homeless people in
Supported Housing Strategy
The council work with Kent County Council to
deliver its five-year Strategy for Supporting People.
The council’s Housing Strategy sets out how we
will engage with stakeholders, agencies and affordable housing
providers and support them in responding to the needs of vulnerable
people within the borough.
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