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Free support to keep you safe and well at home, or get you back on your feet

As you get older, or your circumstances change, you might need a little extra support to help you to regain the independence you once had. Maybe you can't do everything you’d like to after a recent hospital stay? Or maybe you’re finding it harder to get out and meet friends?

Our Independent Living Co-ordination (ILC) service is a three-month package of support in which we will help you and your family members to achieve your independence needs – whether that be aids and adaptations for your home, increased benefits where eligible, or connecting you up to local activities and transport. Watch the videos below to find out all about the different ways we can help you.

Our Independent Living Co-ordination (ILC) service offers in-depth and holistic advice to older people in Sheffield. In this video, five of those people share their experiences of being helped and the impact that had on their lives.

Cancer Support Service

ILC service

If you are living with or recovering from cancer, or if you are caring for someone with cancer, you might need a little extra support to help you to regain your independence. Maybe you can't do everything you’d like to after a recent hospital stay? Or maybe you’re finding it harder to get out and meet friends?

Our Cancer Support Independent Living Service exists thanks to our partnerships with the Weston Park Cancer Charity and Macmillan. It is a three-month package of support in which one of our highly trained cancer support independent living coordinators will help you and your family members to achieve your independence needs.

Whether our support includes organising for aids and adaptations for your home, increased benefits where eligible, or connecting you up to local activities and transport, we'll do everything we can to help you regain your independence.

Our cancer support service is free, and supported by Weston Park Cancer Charity and Macmillan. It is targeted at people aged 50 or over in Sheffield who are living with and beyond cancer. If you are living with cancer, and would like our support, contact us and we will make sure you receive the service you need.Watch the video below to find out more about the service and hear about Moira's story. Moira accessed our ILC service through Weston Park Hospital and talks about her experience of accessing help and support for bereavement and physical and mental health problems following the loss of her husband.

For more information call us on (0114) 250 2850 or email: enquiries@ageuksheffield.org.uk 

You can watch the videos below to find out more about the service and hear about Moira's and Brian's stories. Moira accessed our ILC service through Weston Park Hospital and talks about her experience of accessing help and support for bereavement and physical and mental health problems following the loss of her husband. Brian Accessed our service following a referral from a housing provider as the home he lived in was no longer suitable to his needs and he needed support with his correspondence.