Public Sector Older Persons (Sheltered) Housing
About sheltered housing (older persons)
Older Persons Housing
Older persons (sheltered) housing, on the Isle of Man, is a specialist housing provision targeted at older people who wish to live in a community of people of a similar age with the benefit of access to a "good neighbour" Warden or Scheme Manager who will look after the complex and check on a regular basis (usually daily) that all is well. Each tenant holds a tenancy to their own self-contained accommodation within the Older Persons complex, and is personally responsible for meeting those tenancy requirements. Older Person's Housing is not a substitute for Residential Care or Nursing Home facilities.
Common criteria for waiting list
As with general public sector housing, a common approach is used for acceptance to older persons housing waiting list. See Common Criteria for Waiting List for details.
The Department does not hold any older persons (sheltered) housing stock on the Island. Therefore, in order to apply for acceptance on to an older persons (sheltered) housing waiting list, or for any further advice in relation to sheltered housing, you should contact the relevant sheltered housing authority. This depends on the location of the sheltered property/complex you have in mind.
How to apply
In order to apply for acceptance on an older person's sheltered housing list, or for any further advice in relation to sheltered housing, you should contact the relevant Housing Authority. Please refer to the list of Authorities below, for contact details of each one.
Contact details for older persons (sheltered) housing authorities
The following authorities administer sheltered housing stock on the Island.
Clerk to Cooil Roi Elderly Persons Complex
Cooil Roi House
Isle of Man
+44 1624 862307 or +44 7624 472712
Ms H Fargher (Clerk)
Port St. Mary Commissioners
Port St Mary
Isle of Man
+ 44 1624 832101
Ms L Bampton
+ 44 07624 470532
Mark Close / Jane Foster
Ramsey and Northern Districts Housing Committee
+ 44 1624 810100
Springfield Court Elderly Persons Committee
Onchan District Commissioners
+44 1624 675564
Mr R Parnell
Secretary to the Royal British Legion Housing Association (IOM) Ltd
+44 1624 824454
Marie Birtles - Assistant Housing Manager (Services)
Douglas City Council
City Hall PO Box 2 Douglas Isle of Man
+44 1624 696435