Living in the community on my own and without help

Local home care agencies can support you, you can self-purchase this service. There is a directory of services on LiveWell.

The British Red Cross operates locally, they can provide temporary solutions.

Information and advice about social care can be accessed locally over the telephone via the Single Point of Access on 01472 256 256 option 2.

You can also find out about local services on Simply Connect North East Lincolnshire and explore Community Spotlight to view the ‘What’s On’ calendar, see what events, groups or clubs our local groups and organisations have got going on from things such a craft groups, kids clubs, wellbeing sessions and sports activities.

Age UK have information on how to adjust to living alone. Whether it’s due to losing someone close or because you’ve recently separated from your partner, you may find yourself living alone. But with a little help, living alone is something that most of us can adapt to.

The NHS website provides free care and support advice. It’s not means-tested and it doesn’t matter what your income is.