Independent Living

The Private Sector Housing Team (PSHT) at Stratford on Avon District Council will be adhering to, and following current Government guidelines in respect of the Coronavirus pandemic. Social Distancing is paramount during this difficult period and as a precaution to both staff and customers alike, home visits are highly unlikely to be undertaken for the foreseeable future. The PSHT will be working from home and calling into the office when possible, please do not hesitate to contact them by telephone on 01789 260848 or email We thank you for your understanding during these worrying times.

Stratford-on-Avon District Council is committed to helping people live independently and in their own homes for as long as possible. This section provides information on services we provide and how we have helped people in the past.


Holistic assessments to identify vulnerabilities that can have adverse effect on a person's health or well-being

Assistive Technology

What is an assistive technology and where can they be procured?

Disabled Facility Grants

For those with a disability who need to make reasonable, necessary and appropriate adaptions to their home

Energy & Warmth

Energy and cost saving advice, making affordable warmth available to everyone

Success Stories

Examples of how our Independent Living Officer has helped people in the past

Training & Focus Groups

Opportunities to learn about assistive technologies and how they can promote independent living