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50+ Housing

Darlington Borough Council are proud to offer safe and vibrant accommodation for over 50’s.

50+ housing usually consists of 1 or 2 bedroom flats, but there are also some bungalows available. Living in this type of accommodation can have huge benefits to your well being.

Our schemes have a keen focus on community living with a warm and welcoming feel. The varied activities can help you maintain a healthy and independent life. All 50+ housing also comes with the Lifeline service giving you extra peace of mind.

Scheme reopening information

As you may be aware lockdown restrictions are continuing to ease across the UK and this will soon allow us to relax the restrictions we currently have in place for visits within our Sheltered and Extra Care sites.

For more details please see our scheme reopening information page.

the outside of a sheltered housing home

Sheltered housing

Sheltered housing offers affordable homes, social opportunities, scheme management support and everyday reassurance. If you feel you would enjoy living in one of our vibrant buildings then get in touch. Live the way that is right for you in our sheltered accommodation.

Sheltered housing

Extra care

Extra care housing is for people who have care needs but is not a care home. This type of housing offers the same support and facilities as sheltered housing. There is also a delicious lunchtime meal served daily and an onsite care team to meet any care needs.

Extra care

Good neighbour 

Good neighbour housing focuses on a person's independence. You will have the freedom to carry out your daily life as you please. You have your own front door and a local community centre where you can meet with your Scheme Manager. There are also daily activities that you can join in.

Good neighbour

Lifeline and Telecare

We offer a range of services, Lifeline and Telecare gives you the freedom to live independently. This is because you have the security of knowing that you can always get help when you need it. It can give family and carers the assurance that their loved one can get help at any time.

Lifeline and Telecare

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