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Havering Safe at Home Service is funded by the London Borough of Havering



Age UK East London provides a comprehensive service which delivers:

  • Basic Target Hardening which aims to reduce crime and the fear of crime amongst older people by providing advice on home security e.g. window locks, door locks etc.  The service user group is for older people aged 60+ or vulnerable people who have been a victim of crime.  Priority will be given to those who live on the own, frail elderly and at risk of crime or accident.
  • Sanctuary Service this service is in addition to the Basic Target Hardening and aims to make it possible for victims of domestic violence and/or hate crime to remain safe in their homes.
  • Handyperson Service this service provides easy access to reliable help with small repairs and minor adaptations to help retain independence, safety and quality of life. 
  • Minor Adaptations without Delay this service identifies a range of minor adaptations e.g. fitting of stair or grab rails or adaptions are needed to aid hospital discharge.

How to contact us

For further information please contact AUKEL Home & Care Team at or on 020 89817124.