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The right home for you

There are many ways to stay living safe and well in your own home. You can buy equipment, technology and gadgets to help stay in your home for longer, including when you get home from hospital. There are many flexible housing and housing support options, as well alternatives to care homes.

Important notice

There's very few council and housing association properties available in Barnet and demand for housing far exceeds our supply.

  • If you want to apply for social housing, please contact Barnet Homes on 0800 389 5225.
  • If you are facing difficulty, have trouble paying rent, need short term housing support and don't know who to turn to, please contact Outreach Barnet on 020 3115 1185.
  • If you are a private tenant, read more about your rights and responsibilities on topics such as renting standards, damp & condensation, pest control, disabled facilities grants.

Choose equipment/adaptations/technology for your home

Make a change to your home to help you to live there independently for longer. Sometimes, a small change or home repair can make a big difference.

Find equipment/adaptations or a home repair

Find home care

Home care, sometimes known as domiciliary care, personal care or paid care, is a service at your home to help with eating, drinking, washing, bathing, toileting, dressing, taking your medication as well as domestic tasks, such as preparing meals, shopping, laundry and helping you to get around.

Find the right home care for you

Home from hospital

Have a plan in place before you leave hospital.

Things you need to do

Find the right housing support for you

If you are struggling to remain in your own home, there's a range of flexible housing options to help you remain independent. This can include innovative schemes like Shared Lives and Homeshare. Other options may be available such as supported housing, extra care housing or care homes.

Discover a range of housing support options

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