Extra Care housing in Knowsley

Extra Care housing is housing designed for people who are predominantly over the age of 55 years and offers the benefit of independent living with on-site support available when needed. Find out more about locations and how to apply here.

Who can apply

You can apply if you have lived in Knowsley for at least 12 months, whether you own your home or rent. Priority is given to people with the greatest combined housing and social care needs. Allocations are made by the Knowsley Extra Care Nominations Panel, which consists of representatives from Knowsley Council, landlords, and care providers.

Extra care schemes in Knowsley are very popular, so priority is given to Knowsley residents with care and support needs in line with the Extra Care Allocations Policy. You can read more about this in the document below.

If you have care and support needs

If you are considering extra care housing, you can contact Adult Social Care on 0151 443 2600 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

If you do not have care and support needs

You should contact the scheme directly.

To be considered for extra care housing, all applicants must be registered on Property Pool Plus and have been awarded a housing band.

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