Situation: Culmore Park: situated on the Culmore Road in Derry with good transport links to the city centre it offers sheltered accommodation for independent living for tenants over 60 years of age. It is owned and managed by Apex Housing Association.
Individual Facilities: The scheme consists of 1 three bedroom house, 12 one bedroom bungalows and 34 self-contained one & two bedroom flats in a purpose built two storey building. There is a secure door entry system and an emergency call system in each room of the flats/bungalows. Set in its own secure landscaped grounds with a patio area it is within easy reach of local amenities. There is a bus stop at the entrance of the scheme to bring tenants into the city centre.
Support: Support needs are assessed through the support planning process when an individual moves into Culmore Park 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.
A Scheme Manager is available on site Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with Fold Telecare services providing cover outside of these times.
Additional facilities include:
- Communal lounge with T.V;
- Quiet room;
- 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 Culmore Park.
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.