Renfrewshire Council

Sheltered and very sheltered housing providers

Sheltered and very sheltered housing are forms of housing more user-friendly to older people than traditional houses or flats. 

They appeal to people who want to live independently but with the reassurance of knowing that assistance is available if needed.

*Please note that as of 1 April 2015, Bield Housing Association's development at Houston Court, Johnstone will change from sheltered housing to "retirement housing".  

Please contact Bield Housing Association on 0141 270 2700 for further information on this development.


Social landlords within Renfrewshire who currently provide sheltered or very sheltered housing for rent include:
 

Landlord
Type of Housing    
 Units
   
Bield Housing Association - 0141 270 7200
 
  
Houston Court, Johnstone*Retirement housing    29
   
   
   
Bridgewater Housing Association - 0141 812 2237
 
  
Blantyre Court, ErskineVery Sheltered    40
Cullen, ErskineSheltered    28
Park Mains, ErskineSheltered    26
Rashielea AvenueVery Sheltered    26
   
   
   
Cairn Housing Association - 0141 353 1944
 
  
Glentannar Court, PaisleySheltered    37
   
   
   
Link Housing Association - 0845 140 0100
 
  
Braehead / Glenpark, LochwinnochSheltered    25
   
   
   
Hanover Housing Association - 0141 553 6300
 
  
Kelburne Gardens, PaisleySheltered    48
Wilson Street, PaisleySheltered    34
Burnfoot Crescent, PaisleySheltered    34
Montgomery Road, PaisleyVery Sheltered    16
Ailsa Drive, PaisleyVery Sheltered    24
Maree Road, PaisleyVery Sheltered    24
Orchard Court, RenfrewVery Sheltered    15
Canal Street, JohnstoneSheltered    28
Walkinshaw Crescent/Street, JohnstoneVery Sheltered    15
North Road, JohnstoneVery Sheltered    24
The Glen, Main Street, ElderslieSheltered    43
   
   
   
Linstone Housing Association - 01505 382 383   
 
  
Newton Street, PaisleySheltered    17
High Street / Walkinshaw Street, JohnstoneSheltered    31
Arnott Gardens, Kinnaird Drive, LinwoodVery Sheltered    25
   
   
   
Renfrewshire Council - 0300 300 0222
 
  
Fulbar Court, RenfrewSheltered    21
Monkdyke House, RenfrewSheltered    32
Altpatrick Gardens, ElderslieSheltered    42
Houston Court, JohnstoneSheltered    20
The Oaks, JohnstoneSheltered    36
Gallacher Court, PaisleySheltered    25
Springbank Complex, PaisleySheltered    33
Speirsfield Gardens, PaisleySheltered    34
Rowan Gardens, PaisleySheltered    21
Darkwood Court, PaisleySheltered    21

 

In addition to the above registered social landlords, Abbeyfield Society Ltd are a Scottish registered charity who offer housing for older people in Paisley. Abbeyfield Society has a development of 12 rooms in Paisley and can be contacted directly on 0141 889 9162 for more information.

You can view the latest inspection of these services on the Social Care and Social Work Improvement Scotland - SCSWIS (formerly known as the Care Commission) website.

If you are interested in being considered for a vacant property within one or more of these complexes, you should normally contact the landlord directly.

However, all customers who wish to apply for rented accommodation provided by Renfrewshire Council, are invited to discuss their housing options with a housing expert.

The discussion will include options that best suit each customer's housing need, such as council housing, other social housing providers, private landlords and owner occupation. Prospective tenants are also given financial information and advice on other types of support available. Should a customer's best option include applying for council housing, this will be done during the discussion which allows us to improve the way we match an applicant to a property.

Applicants for council housing will be assessed on the basis of housing need and placed into one of five groups, in accordance with our Housing Allocation Policy.

To make an appointment for a Housing Options interview, please contact one of our offices.

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