Southampton City Council's floating support service and supported housing options can help you live safely and independently with support when you need it:

Housing support for older people

Extra Care Housing

The Extra Care schemes in Southampton can provide you with the security and privacy of your own home alongside a range of facilities and support on the premises, with 24 hour care provision if you require it.

To contact Southampton City Council you can call their switchboard, Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm (closed on Bank Holidays), who can direct you to the relevant department: 023 8083 3000.

For emergencies outside of these times you can contact us using the Emergency out of hours service.

Textphone and Minicom users can dial 18001 in front of any of our full telephone numbers to contact a council services via the British Telecom Text Relay service.

Floating support service 

The service aims to help you manage and develop the skills you need to live independently in your home. We work with you to identify your needs and to find ways to achieving your goals. It is a free and flexible service provided by Southampton City Council and funded through the Better Care Fund.

You can contact the 60+ Floating Support Service by phoning 023 8091 5154, or by emailing [email protected]