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Homeshare York in partnership with AgeUK York, matches an older homeowner, the Homeshare Householder, with a younger person, the Homeshare Homesharer, when the:

  • Householder has a spare room and could benefit from support and companionship
  • Homesharer is happy to provide 10 hours of support per week in exchange for sharing your home. The cost to you is £100 a month

A Homeshare match is beneficial by providing:

  • help with practical tasks
  • companionship
  • an overnight presence (the Homesharer)

Our homeshare coordinator with AgeUK will:

  • facilitate every match
  • provide guidance throughout the matching process
  • provide support on an ongoing basis

Get involved with Homeshare

Find out more about becoming a:

See more information about:

Refer someone to Homeshare if you're a health care professional.

Homeshare fees

Homeshare York is a not-for-profit scheme, we keep costs to a minimum.


£100 monthly free towards costs of matching, administration and ongoing support.


Homesharer costs are as follows:

  • a £200 monthly fee towards the cost of ongoing support and the matching process
  • contributions towards household bills

These terms will be stated in the Homeshare Agreement and agreed ahead of the match.

Also see

Intergenerational Coordinator

West Offices, Station Rise, York, YO1 6GA

Telephone: 01904 554595