Stay Put Yorkshire Housing HandyTec Independent Living Service


Adapting, Improving and Repairing your home.

We cover Barnsley, Sheffield and Rotherham and we are here to help you, whatever your needs and whatever type of housing tenure you have.

Stay Put Home Improvement Agency provide a HandyTec Service that can help you live independently, safely and comfortably in your own home.

This service is for people who do not qualify for our subsidised HandyPerson Service helping with:

  • Extra security including door bolts, chains and bars etc.
  • Fitting Key sages and door locks.
  • Fitting grab rails, handrails.
  • Securing loose carpets and rugs.
  • Fitting replacement light bulbs.
  • fitting curtain poles and rails, hanging curtains, pictures and mirrors.
  • Assembling flat pack furniture.

Handy Tec is also for more substantial work not covered by the handy person service, where clients have the ability to pay.  Typical works include shower rooms, ramped access, extensions and general property refurbishments.

HandyTec offers a technical service to provide the following:

  • Free information and advice
  • Architectural Drawings to scale
  • Submission for Planning and Building Control Approval
  • Produce detailed schedule of work
  • Obtain quotations from approved Contractors
  • Oversee work to ensure it is completed to a high standard.

This list is not extensive so please ring us to see if we can help.

Within the Barnsley area specifically services are limite to;

  • Key Safe Fittings
  • External Handrails
  • Hospital Discharge once Referred 


Service Details

Sovereign Court, 300 Barrow Road, Sheffield, S9 1JQ (directions displayed on map)
Stay Put Yorkshire Housing Home Improvement Agency
Service Type:
Equipment and adaptations
Services intended for:
  • People with autistic spectrum disorder
  • People with Dementia or Alzheimers
  • Drug and/or alcohol abuse
  • People with learning disabilities
  • People with a mental health problem
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairment
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Age Groups:
  • Older people

This page was last updated on 30 January 2019

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This page was last updated on 30 January 2019


Contact Details

Sovereign Court, 300 Barrow Road, Sheffield, S9 1JQ