Abbey House

Accommodation type:
Number of rooms:
Little Diamond
BT48 9EJ

Statement of Purpose:
Abbey House Statement of Purpose
Residents/Tenants Guide:
Abbey House Residents/Tenants Guide
Weekly Charges:
Abbey House Weekly Charges
RQIA Inspection Report:
Abbey House Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority Inspection Report

Contact information

Vivienne McGlinchey
028 7126 2385

Situation: Abbey House is based in the Little Diamond area of Derry, beside St. Eugene’s Cathedral. The scheme caters for both Sheltered and Housing with Care Tenants.

Individual Facilities: Abbey House at present provides services for 12 Housing with Care Tenants who each have their own flat and can avail of assistance with their support and care needs on a daily basis. Communal areas include lounge with T.V., Pool table, music centre and library area, hairdressing salon, dining room facilities and a guest room for visiting family. The surrounding grounds are landscaped with seating facilities and “raised bed” areas.

Support & Care: The care and support needs of all Tenants are assessed by their allocated key worker upon admission to the scheme. Individual care and support plans are compiled for each Tenant and reviewed on a six monthly basis or sooner if needed. Where appropriate, after consultation with relevant persons, a referral may be made to the Trust for an additional care package to help maintain the tenant in the scheme.

How to apply for this accommodation

The Housing Executive is responsible for carrying out all assessments to ensure that you are eligible for accommodation in Abbey House.

To apply, applicants can:

Make an application over the telephone

You can call the Housing Executive on 03448 920 900 to make an application.

Get an application form

A Housing/Transfer Application form can be obtained by:

Apex contact details:

10 Butcher Street
BT48 6HL

6 Cromac Place

Telephone: 028 7130 4800
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
If you are currently a tenant of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive or any housing association, you must send the completed form to them.

What will happen next?

Your housing association landlord or the Northern Ireland Housing Executive will carry out an assessment and points will be awarded on the basis of your current circumstances and needs.

Having met the eligibility criteria, you will then be placed on the waiting list for accommodation. The manager of Abbey House will then visit you in your home to assess your needs.

Further information

Download a copy of the Housing Selection Scheme Booklet

Visit the Housing Executive website