Issue Area: Affordable Housing

Abbeyfield Masterton

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield MastertonAbbeyfield Masterton is an example of what can be accomplished when Abbeyfield partners with the local community and funding agencies. The house was built as a community project by a group of volunteers who formed the Management and House Committees. These committees welcome the interest and participation of other …

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Abbeyfield Motueka

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield MotuekaIt is a region of Abbeyfield New Zealand.Abbeyfield NewzealandAbbeyfield is a not-for-profit organisation providing companionship and an affordable home for older people.The Abbeyfield method of operation is to promote and establish local community-based and volunteer-led Abbeyfield Societies. They, in turn, create and manage local Abbeyfield Houses providing lonely older …

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Abbeyfield Nelson

[imgul:tn_az.gif:]Abbeyfield NelsonAbbeyfield Nelson has been providing quality accommodation for older Nelsonians since it opened in May 1994. As the first Abbeyfield house in New Zealand the house in St Francis Way, Stoke has provided a benchmark for development of subsequent Abbeyfield houses throughout New Zealand.It is a region of Abbeyfield …

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Abbeyfield New Zealand

MissionAbbeyfield is a not-for-profit organisation providing companionship and an affordable home for older people.The Abbeyfield method of operation is to promote and establish local community-based and volunteer-led Abbeyfield Societies. They, in turn, create and manage local Abbeyfield Houses providing lonely older people a dignified way of life at a weekly …

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Abbeyfield Society Australia

[imgul:tn_ab.jpg:]Abbeyfield Society AustraliaThe Abbeyfield Society (Australia) is a charity run by volunteers, set up after Mrs Judy Dunster introduced the Abbeyfield concept to Australia in the early 1980s.In 1986 the first Australian Abbeyfield house was opened in Malvern, Victoria. This pilot project was an adaptation of two existing houses and …

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Abbeyfield Society of Burnaby

[imgul:tn_abc.gif:]Abbeyfield Society of BurnabyAbbeyfield is a retirement home with a difference. Abbeyfield provides a friendly, small-scale home for independent seniors who no longer wish to live alone.The Abbeyfield concept is simple. Each house provides accommodation for 9-12 persons. Residents live in bedsitting suites which they furnish themselves. Each suite has …

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Abbeyfield Society of Courtenay, BC, St. John the Divine

Abbeyfield Comox Valley St. John the Divine Abbeyfield House is a supportive residential home located in a quiet area of seniors housing, just a few blocks from downtown Courtenay in the beautiful Comox Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The seniors residence is operated by the St. John the Divine …

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Abbeyfield Society of Durham, ON

Abbeyfield Society of Durham, ONThe Abbeyfield concept was developed in response to the need for quality housing & communal living for seniors who are healthy & independent but feel lonely & isolated.Abbeyfield Housing provides a supportive, family scale environment (10 persons to one house) where seniors can enjoy a balance …

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Abbeyfield Society of North Delta, BC, Annieville Society

Abbeyfield Society of North Delta, BC, Annieville SocietyThe Abbeyfield concept is new to Canada, having originated in Great Britain in the 1950’s. The idea is simple – it calls for a small affordable house where a small group of people over retirement age can live together while retaining their own …

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Abbeyfield Society of Port Alberni, BC

Abbeyfield Society of Port Alberni, BCAt Abbeyfield Port Alberni our community life is built on:A commitment to realizing the potential of all the residents, families, volunteers, staff, community agencies, Meaningful programs, Stimulating and supportive physical surroundings.Criteria that we hope will characterise Abbeyfield Port Alberni and make it a health-fostering and …

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