Abbeyfield Houses Society of Ottawa, ON
Abbeyfield houses provide accommodation and companionship for senior citizens within local communities. Up to 10 senior citizens live like a large family under one roof, each with their own bed-sitting room with en-suite bathroom but sharing facilities such as a communal living room and dining room.
Abbeyfield is a concept that originated in the United Kingdom; today there are 900 Abbeyfield Houses around the world. There are 27 Abbeyfield Houses in Canada including several in British Columbia and Ontario.