Homeshare York matches an older homeowner (the ‘Householder’) with a younger person (the ‘Homesharer’).

Your role as a Homesharer

For a small monthly contribution Homeshare York will match you with someone who will provide you with a room in their home in return for some support.

They may need:

  • help with practical support such as cooking, shopping or cleaning
  • some company at home
  • the reassurance of someone in the house overnight

There is no personal care involved and the support you’ll provide will be agreed in advance with the Householder.

Each match is made based on skills, interests and preferences. We’ll always try to match you with a Householder that we think you’ll get on well with and there will be plenty of opportunity to get to know each other before moving in.

We often find that Householders just need a little bit of extra support to enable them to maintain their independence - you could make that difference whilst saving on expensive rental costs.

All Householders are interviewed, and each home is assessed for suitability so you can be confident we’ve found the right match for you. We’ll support you at every stage of the match and will continue to do so once you’re home-sharing to make sure everything’s going well.

Homeshare eligibility

Check to see whether you're eligible to be a homesharer and request a call back from the Homeshare Coordinator to get more information.

Homeshare enquiry form

Homeshare fees

Find out more about Homeshare fees.

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