Very Sheltered Housing

Very Sheltered Housing

This is the same as retirement housing but more suitable for more vulnerable older people who need support with their daily living.  

These developments have the following added benefits:

  • 2 Retirement Housing Officers who contact residents on a daily basis either in person or through the intercom system.
  • personal response in an emergency any time of the day or night
    • Very Sheltered Housing Officers are available from 9am -3pm 7 days a week
    • Mobile Emergency Care Service Team available from 3pm – 9am 7 days a week
  • Extra housing support, which may include:
    • Reporting repairs to the local office
    • Assisting with the completion of forms or any other correspondence
    • Liaising with other agencies on your behalf
    • Assisting with budget and money issues
  • An optional meals service is also available in most areas.


Who can apply?

Anyone aged 60 and above and are capable of independent living along with housing, social work or health care support. 

There is an extra Housing Support Charge for Very Sheltered accommodation.

Housing Information and Advice (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.)
Tel: 03451 55 00 33 Contact Housing Information and Advice (lines open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.) online
By Post: New City House 1 Edgar Street Dunfermline Fife KY12 7EP
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