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Building affordable homes and sustainable communities where people choose to live.

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What do you want to do today?

Learning from our customers

Most Sanctuary customers are happy with our homes and services but we don’t always get it right. When we get things wrong we want to hear from you so we can take action to learn and improve. We’re committed to telling you how we’re making things better, and – where possible – the impact of each of our changes.

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Our purpose

Sanctuary is a housing and care provider. We were set up over 50 years ago to deliver housing and care to those who need it, and that original purpose still guides us today. Throughout our history, acquisitions, mergers and development have enabled Sanctuary to grow into one of the largest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK.

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Supported Living

Supported living

Through Sanctuary Supported Living, we provide quality supported housing. We equip people with the confidence and life skills they need to live independently.

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Sanctuary Care

Care services

We manage around 110 care homes under Sanctuary Care. We believe in going beyond basic provision of care to enrich people’s lives – whether those people are the residents of our care homes themselves, their loved ones or our teams.

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New Homes

Homes to buy

We offer a wide range of properties from contemporary apartments and family homes to homes for first-time buyers to get onto the property ladder.

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Student accommodation

Sanctuary Students manages accommodation for thousands of students across England and Scotland, providing more than just a room.

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Retirement Communities

Retirement communities

Retirement communities properties are located across England with 29 purpose built or adapted services which provide housing for people aged over 55.

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Supported devices

Technology enabled living

Sanctuary provides assistive technology support packages for older and vulnerable people.

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