The Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) is a national charity that aims to help older people make informed choices about meeting their housing and care needs.

The Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) provides wide-ranging and comprehensive advice for elderly people and their carers about housing, care services. and financial options via their two web-sites HousingCare and EAC FirstStop Advice.

Search for Housing or Care Homes

To search through a database containing details on more than 40,000 housing and care home facilities in the UK, follow this link.

Find Home Services

If you are looking for home services, follow this link or if you are looking more specifically for home improvement agencies, go here to find your nearest service.

Directory of Advice Services

The charity also has a database of advice agencies for the elderly.

Advice and Support

First Stop offers comprensive advice on:

They also have available a range of Quick Guides providing information and advice on the care options for older people.

FirstStop local partners

FirstStop local partners are organisations that have agreed to work closely with EAC and its national FirstStop partners to help older people make informed choices about their housing and care needs.

To find your local FirstStop partner follow this link.

Housing Options (HOOP) Tool

A self-help tool, HOOP, is available designed to help older people think about their home, how well it works for them, how to tackle any problems and whether also to consider moving home. 

Contact The EAC

Full contact details are available at:

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