Welcome to HomeShare Isle of Wight
Tried and tested, thoroughly checked, carefully matched
HomeShare involves a simple exchange: accommodation (provided by householders with space) for help with everyday tasks (provided by a carefully-selected sharer).
Mutual benefit sits at the heart of HomeShare. Both sides equally contribute to and benefit from this reciprocal living. Householders give space and gain agreed help in and around the home (not personal care). Home Sharers give that extra pair of hands and gain a homely place to live which fits their finances and life.
They are brought together with a unique form of matchmaking, arrived at with thorough preparation and checking for the peace of mind of Householders and Home Sharers.
Find out more with our HomeShare Basics.
HomeShare is not necessarily an easy option and wouldn’t suit everyone.
It takes time to arrive at a suitable match and requires thorough groundwork, so it’s not a quick fix or emergency housing service, more a longer-term option.
The householder is not a landlord or employer.
The sharer is not a lodger, housekeeper or live-in carer (and cannot carry out any personal care requirements, including helping with medication ) although in some cases the householder may have personal care in place which won’t affect the help given by their home sharer.
APPLY HERE: Interested in HomeShare. Start your application - no obligations - by downloading and completing this brief form, and email it back to us at Homeshare@ageukiw.org.uk. homeshare_iw_enquiry_form.docx
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