Shared Lives suits many people - over 14,000 people already enjoy visiting or living with a Shared Lives carer.
When you choose who supports you, with the help of your local scheme, you and your Shared Lives carer, and their friends and family, often become friends - as well as getting the professional support you need.
Shared Lives carers support people from all walks of life.
You could visit or move in with a Shared Lives carer and their family, when you are looking for support during a life change:
or for longer term support:
“"I never dreamt I'd be so independent again"”