First Stop Housing Options for Older People

EAC First Stop  provides free online service to help older people, their families and friends make choices about their housing and care options.  You can also call their helpline to talk through your needs.

  • care and support options or finding what’s right for you
  • finances or options for paying for care and managing finances
  • fact sheets on choosing a care home, home care and retirement and sheltered housing
  • a directory of care home and other housing options
  • a Housing options for older people (HOOP) tool  with a series of questions that helps you consider your housing needs.