Independent living

Sheltered homes located in Basildon and Bletchley for people in their retirement years. .

Independent living for print people in retirement

Located in Basildon and Bletchley, our sheltered homes offer one-bedroom, self-contained apartments for people in their retirement years.

The purpose-built homes offer a supportive, safe and affordable environment where you can live independently, with the option to get involved in regular organised events with your fellow neighbours.

We moved in after struggling to cope at our former family home. We absolutely love it as we are still doing what we like to do and enjoy the independent living, especially knowing there is a helping hand close by.

Resident, Beaverbrook House

Eligibility

To be eligible you’ll need to be able to show that you have worked in our sector for at least three years’ or be directly related to someone who has. You’ll also need to be of retirement age and able to live independently. Our sector is wide, so do ask if you are unsure, but as a guide the main ones you could have worked in are print, packaging, paper, graphics or publishing.

If you, or someone you know may be interested in living in one of our homes, email us at support@theprintingcharity.org.uk to find out more. Our Welfare Team will help answer any questions and talk you through the application process.

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If you, or someone you know needs support, or you’d like to know more about our free, confidential helpline, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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