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We match an older person who has a spare room with someone in need of low cost accommodation in return for support and companionship

Homeshare is designed to help reduce isolation and improve wellbeing. It enables two unrelated people to share a home for mutual benefit. 

An older person with a spare room (Householder) is carefully matched with a person who is in need of low cost accomodation (Sharer). 

In return for accommodation the Sharer gives the Householder 10 hours of their time each week as a combination of practical support and companionship. 

Each Homeshare match is individual.  The type of support may include some light housework, cooking, shopping, gardening, help with computers and technology, or spending time together over a meal or a cup of tea. The presence of another person in the house, especially overnight, will also benefit the Householder and reassure their families

Please note Homeshare does not include any personal care. 

Coronavirus: Scrabble, baking and how we beat loneliness together

Lockdown has shone a light on the issue of loneliness in the UK. Could homesharing - which often brings together older people living alone with a younger person looking for somewhere affordable to live - offer a solution?

Housemates with a 68 year gap!

Florence (95) and Alexandra (27) live together in a Homesharing arrangement. Watch them talk about how it works for them.

Current Homeshare Opportunities

  • Northwood - HA6

    A 2-bedroom house in a quiet cul-de-sac.

    Conveniently situated within 0.3 miles of Northwood Metropolitan
    station and shops.

    Bus stops nearby with routes to Harrow, Ealing and Watford

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  • Kensal Green - NW10

    A small double room in a 2 bed-room ground floor flat with a garden and driveway

    Local transport links include Willesden Junction Rail Station and Kensal Green (Bakerloo).

     

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  • Pinner - HA5

    A single room in a loft extension with its own toilet. 

    Close to buses H11, H12 and H13. Rayners Lane and North Harrow tube stations are 1 mile away (Metropolitan and Piccadilly Lines)

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  • Edgware - HA8

    A large double room looking out onto the rear garden.

    Conveniently situated within 0.5 miles of Burnt Oak Broadway and Queensbury Station Parade

     

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Contact Sam at Homeshare

Please do not hesitate to contact Sam to have an informal chat about Homesharing and whether it is for you. Phone her on 020 3957 8671