Care and Repair Newcastle is a not for profit service that provides services to help people to live in homes that are comfortable, safe and secure.

Some of our services are dedicated to helping disabled and older people to stay in their own homes longer while others support those who are struggling to afford necessary repairs to their homes.

Disabled Facilities Grants

If you or someone you live with is disabled and your home needs adaptations to make it accessible Care and Repair Newcastle may be able to provide a grant to help with the cost.

Disabled Facilities Grants are a way of helping disabled and older people to live independently in their own homes. We provide a range of adaptations to help disabled and older people to live in their home safely and with dignity.

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Equipment Loan Scheme

If you have difficulty getting up and down stairs or in and out of the bath Care and Repair Newcastle’s free Equipment Loan Scheme could help. Our free Equipment Loan scheme can provide stair lifts and hoists free of charge and without the need for a financial assistance.

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My Home, My Future

As you get older are you finding it harder to do things you used to do with ease? Has a change in your health made every day tasks more difficult? Are you worried that your home is no longer suitable for the life you lead? You might need to make some changes to your home to make life easier or perhaps you’re thinking about moving to a new home that’s better suited to your needs or closer to your family.

My Home, My Future can help identify issues and find the right housing option for you.

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Energy Advice

Are you worried that you can't afford to pay your energy bills? Are you struggling to keep your home warm? Have you thought about changing energy suppliers but aren't sure what you need to do? Care and Repair Newcastle is working with Energy Services at Newcastle City Council to get you the energy advice you need.

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Gas Safety

If a gas appliance isn't working properly it can be a risk to you, your family and your home. A gas leak, carbon monoxide poisoning or a fire could lead to serious injury or death. If you are a home owner and are worried that your gas appliance isn't safe we may be able to help with a Gas Safety Grant.

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Helping Hands Home Repair

Have you got a leaking roof? Are you worried your front door isn’t secure? Is your heating system inefficient? If you’re a home owner who is struggling to afford the repairs you need to make your home comfortable, safe and secure an equity loan from Helping Hands Home repair could be the answer you’re looking for.

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Advice and Support Service

Are you worried about paying the rent, mortgage or bills? Do you need a builder but aren't sure how to find one who will do a good job? Is condensation making your home damp? Does your home feel a bit run down or in need of repair? Do you need a level access shower? Are you worried about moving home? We know if isn't always easy to find the information and guidance you need so our Advice and Support Service is here to help.

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