Situation: Alexander House: situated on Bishop Street in Derry in a central location overlooking the city, offers sheltered accommodation for independent living for tenants over 60 years of age. The scheme caters for both Sheltered and Housing with Care tenants. It is owned and managed by Apex Housing Association.
Individual Facilities: The Sheltered scheme consists of 24 self-contained one and two bedroom flats with a secure door entry system and an emergency call system in each room of the flats. There is a secluded patio area, parking facilities and it is within easy reach of all local amenities and walking distance of the main shopping area.
Support: Support needs are assessed through the support planning process when an individual moves into Alexander House in order to ensure the individual’s needs can be met. Support needs are discussed and agreed with the tenant to promote choice and independence on an ongoing basis.
Staff are available on Scheme Monday to Friday for 21 hours per week, with Fold Telecare services providing cover outside of these times.
- Additional facilities include:
- Communal lounge with T.V;
- Quiet room;
- Hairdressing salon;
- Guest room for visiting family.
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 Alexander House.
To apply, applicants can:
- make an application over the telephone or
- fill in a Housing/Transfer Application form.
Make an application over the telephoneYou 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:
- downloading this Housing/Transfer Application form
- contacting any Northern Ireland Housing Executive office;
- contacting any housing association; or
- contacting Apex offices.
Apex contact details:
10 Butcher Street
6 Cromac Place
Office hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
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.