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Supported Housing Team

The Sheltered Housing Team provide a range of services and support, including;

  • Help on entering the service - viewing the property, signing your tenancy, induction into the home/tenancy and support over the initial 6 week period, after you move in
  • Preventing tenancy breakdown – referral to help, advice, support and information to manage your tenancy, for example, advice and information regarding welfare benefits, budgeting, managing money, tenancy responsibilities etc.
  • Referral to help, advice, support and information to specialist services, regarding mental health, drug and alcohol use etc.
  • Regular inspections of the schemes to ensure that the environment remains safe and secure
  • Support and referral for relevant aids and adaptations, or disability grants, to enable you to continue to live independently
  • Help with moving on, if you want to transfer to another property, do a mutual exchange or end your tenancy
  • Installation of individual Lifelines and pendants for you to access support and have regular welfare calls from the Deane Helpline service
  • An annual review and update of your health and care needs, to ensure that Deane Helpline staff are aware of your needs/any changes, and can respond to any calls appropriately

Sheltered Housing Officers can be contacted on 0300 304 8000 or by using our housing team contact form

The Supported Housing Team and the patch areas they cover are listed below.

Dawn Lingard, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Taunton - Calway Road, Coleridge Crescent, Greenlands, Harnell Close, Milton Close, Monmouth Road, Normandy Drive, Seabrook House, Trinity Road.

Fay Coleman, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Wellington - Bulford, Lodge Close.
  • Taunton - Kilkenny Court. 

Georgina Fairbrother, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Taunton - Bruford Close, Chapman Court, Churchill Way, Henderson Close, Manor Drive, Middleway, Roland Close, Willie Gill Court, Tauntfield Close, Charter Walk, South Road.

Richard Lynett, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Taunton - Broomfield House, Dorchester Road, Dowell Close, Quantock Road, Staples Close, Triscombe Road, Wellesley Street
  • Kingston St Mary - Leaches Field
  • Bishop Hull - Robin Close.

Michelle Dunn, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Taunton - Crossways, Moorland Close, Moorland Place, Newton Road
  • Ruishton - Dinhams
  • Stoke St Gregory - Polkesfield
  • Creech St Michael - Sycamore Walk.

Kath Jones, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Milverton - Creedwell Close, Creedwell Orchard.
  • Wellington - Bovet Street, George Street, Squirrel Court.
  • Wiveliscombe - Plain Pond
  • Bishops Lydeard - Darby Way. 

Deborah Ayres, Case Manager Supported Housing

  • Monkton Heathfield – Bungalows Elm Estate, Heathfield Drive, Richards Crescent
  • Taunton - Enmore Road, Fletcher Close, Grange Walk, Hope Corner Lane, Lyngford Place, Lyngford Road, Treborough Close, Warwick Road.