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Vacancies
Ainslie, ACT
Vacancies: 1
Dingley Village, VIC
Vacancies: 2
Goulburn , NSW
Vacancies: 2
Hull Street, TAS
Vacancies: 2
Huon Valley, TAS
Vacancies: 3
Marion, SA
Vacancies: 1
Melton, VIC
Vacancies: 2
Mount Gambier, SA
Vacancies: 4
Narrabri, NSW
Vacancies: 2
Orange, NSW
Vacancies: 1
Wagga Wagga, NSW
Vacancies: 1
Waverley, VIC
Vacancies: 1

Use this page to find an Abbeyfield House or Abbeyfield Hostel in your state or territory.

State/Territory: 

Ainslie

75 Wakefield Gardens
Ainslie  ACT  2602
P: (02) 6257 5307

jgolley3@bigpond.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 1

For inquiries contact
Jill Golley
02 6254 4841

Abbeyfield Ainslie

The Ainslie house is a purpose built home funded as a joint venture between ACT Housing Trust and Abbeyfield ACT in 1989.

It offers companionable living for 10 older people on low income. It provides an opportunity to live in a small community with privacy, independence and security. You will have your own private, ensuite bed/sitting room, with comfortable and well-appointed communal living areas, laundry and a nice garden. A lifestyle designed to help people stay independent with no worries about maintenance, cooking and household costs. Main meals are home cooked by a full time housekeeper and weekend cook. The Ainslie house is managed by a dedicated voluntary committee of management. The house is a Non-smoking environment and there is No entry fee.

Email: abbeyfieldainslie@gmail.com
Contact: Jill Golley on 6254 4841 or jgolley3@bigpond.com
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Babinda

20 Hospital Street
Babinda  QLD  4861
P: 0418 671 438

Lizzio@babindacentre.com.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Fred Lizzio
0418 671 438

The Queensland Government provided capital funding for a purpose built house at Babinda (south of Cairns) as a pilot project. The land was made available by local government and the project received strong community support. The house opened in 2001. b
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Bayside Abbeyfield Branch

C/o Inner South Family and Friends, Level 2, 435 Malvern Road
South Yarra   VIC  3141
P: 0425 723 746

judi.burstyner@gmail.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Judi Burstyner,
0425 723 746

ISFAF Housing Options Group is delighted to join Abbeyfield Australia as Abbeyfield Bayside and sees that the Abbeyfield model, with minimal adaption, lends itself to providing safety, affordability and dignity to those suffering from a psycho-social disability. Since becoming a branch of Abbeyfield, they have also forged a working relationship with Port Phillip Housing Association in the hope that together they will be able to establish warm, safe, dignified affordable assisted semi-independent living for individuals in the South-East region suffering from psycho-social disabilities.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) currently being rolled out across Australia may provide additional help. Bayside plans to comply with the NDIS in order for the residents to make best use of it, but at the present time the uncertainties associated with the NDIS prevent reliance on it. In this area, the NDIS roll-out is planned for April 2018.

Abbeyfield Bayside is in discussions with Abbeyfield (Malvern East) who are considering ways in which they can be of assistance in raising seed funding and building networks in Stonnington and with other organisations with shared interests.

In the meantime, we are grateful for any help that Abbeyfield and supporters can provide. Please contact co-convenors, Dr Judi Burstyner, at judi.burstyner@gmail.com or mobile 0425 723 746 or Graham Paton at graham@patonco.com.au or mobile 0412 714427 for further information.
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Burnie

125 View Road
Burnie  TAS  7320
P: 03 6432 3585

gf.moore@bigpond.net.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
The Secretary
03 64323585

Welcome to Abbeyfield House Burnie!

Our purpose built house has comfortable accommodation for up to 10 residents plus our live-in housekeeper.

Contact us to talk about our Rest and Recovery Accommodation (in conjunction with the Burnie Hospital) or permanent assisted living accommodation to help you stay independent, happy and active!
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Croydon

1 Trawalla Road
Croydon  VIC  3136
P: 03 9725 1847

abbeyfieldcroydonringwood@outlook.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Peter Feeney
03 9876 1577

The first purpose built Abbeyfield house in an outer suburb of Melbourne on land provided by local government. The house was funded under the LGCHP with substantial contributions from charitable trusts. It opened in 1986 shortly after the opening of the first Abbeyfield house.
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Curtin

31 Throssell Street
Curtin  ACT  2605
P: 0262816256

twrw@bigpond.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Terry Weir
0448 931 957.

This Curtin Abbeyfield House is a spacious house accommodating younger people with a mild intellectual disability. Our residents enjoy living independently within the context of a supportive group environment. It is a wonderfully warm and welcoming house - just like any other ordinary house in an ordinary street!

The Curtin Abbeyfield House is very successfully managed by Abbeyfield Curtin Inc.

We greatly appreciate the support of the ACT Government which provided the land and funding for our House, which opened in 2006.
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Dingley Village

267 Spring Road
Dingley Village  VIC  3172
P: 03 9551 1799
F: 03 9551 6848
abbeyfielddingley@bigpond.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Marion Harriden
(AH) 9551 1799

Abbeyfield House in Dingley Village provides affordable and comfortable accommodation for 11 residents. To become eligible our residents must meet government public housing criteria.

Each resident enjoys their own spacious single room with bathroom and share the living, dining, kitchen facilities. The view from each room is into the garden, and the living and dining rooms overlook a covered barbecue and outdoor living area often in use during the warmer weather.

Our resident cook/housekeeper prepares lunch and dinner each day for residents. Families and friends are encouraged to visit and share a meal.

Residents are invited to take part in community organised activities. Two computers have been installed for residents to use and training is available on request.

The need in our community for assisted accommodation continues to grow. Our future includes plans to duplicate the existing House at the rear of the property. Discussions have commenced with town planners, council and other relevant bodies to progress the new building. To date these discussions have been positive.

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Frankston

6 Nukara Court
Frankston  VIC  3199
P: 03 9776 6956

barbaraconner102@gmail.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Barbara Conner
03 9781 5428

A purpose built two-storey house funded under the LGCHP on land provided by local government. The house keepers' unit was funded by a charitable trust. The house opened in 1991.
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Garran

15 Stephens Place
Garran  ACT  2605
P: (02) 6232 5398

edwina@home.netspeed.com.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Edwina Menzies
0412 047 094

The beautiful Garran Abbeyfield House offers comfortable and affordable housing for younger people with a mild intellectual disability.

Our residents love living at the Garran Abbeyfield House because it supports their independence and life choices - whilst they enjoy the friendships, privacy and family environment of their supportive group house.

Come and see what our house has to offer. You might be very pleasantly surprised!
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Glenorchy (Chigwell)

17 Moorina Crescent
Chigwell  TAS  7011
P: 03 6249 7503

jonathan.jackson@rwj.com.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Jonathan Jackson
(03) 6234 4481

A purpose built house funded under the LGCHP and the local community with a contribution from the Commonwealth government. The land was provided by local government and the project was supported by Rotary, Lions and the Trust Bank Foundation. The house opened in 1994.
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Goulburn

P.O.Box 423 ,
Goulburn  NSW  2580
P: 0427 008 622
F:
info@theenergyshop.com.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Tony Egan
0427 008 622

A recent addition to the national Abbeyfield family is the Goulburn Abbeyfield House in southern NSW.

This beautiful house opened in June 2012 and offers comfortable independent living for 10 younger Goulburn adults with intellectual disabilities..

Like all Abbeyfield Houses, the Goulburn Abbeyfield House is an ordinary house in an ordinary street.

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Hull Street

7 Hull Street
Glenorchy  TAS  7010
P: 03 62724213

abbeyonhull@bigpond.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Sandra Speed
03 6273 5979

The Hull Street Abbeyfield House is a large, warm, and comfortable house set on beautiful grounds. While close to all amenities our House is located in a quiet area of central Glenorchy.

Our House offers a relaxed non structured environment comprising ten self contained studio apartments, each with an ensuite, built in robe, and tea/coffee facilities.

Other benefits of our House include:
* affordable rent which includes electricity
* shared living areas - kitchen, living rooms, dining room and laundry
* home cooked meals included
* bring your own furniture
* close to shops
* large garden for residents’ enjoyment.
* car parking available

Contact us today to organise an obligation free inspection of the wonderful Hull Street Abbeyfield House.
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Huon Valley

75 Wilmot Road
Huonville  TAS  7109
P: 03 6264 2820

admin@abbeyfield.org.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 3

For inquiries contact
Vicki Evans
03 6297 1073

A local private estate trust funded the land and the equivalent of the cost of seven rooms and ensuites. Residents in these rooms are not subject to financial eligibility criteria and a small ingoing fee is charged. The remaining three rooms were funded by the State government and the usual public housing eligibility criteria applies to these rooms. The house opened in 2001.
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Malvern East

226-228 Waverley Road
Malvern East  VIC  3145
P: 0425 728 386

andrew.dixon@monash.edu
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Andrew Dixon
0425 728 386

The Abbeyfield House in Malvern East was the first Abbeyfield House in Australia and was made possible by generous government and philanthropic support and the dedicated team of volunteers who initated the proposal and managed the houe on an on-going basis. From 1986 the Malvern East House provided affordable, secure and supportive housing to older residents who appreciated the home-like atmosphere and the wonderful meals and other support provided by the staff and voluntary committee of management.
A proposal by Abbeyfield Australia to redevelop the site in conjunction with a commercial joint-venture partner is underway.

The Local Society will consider the possibility of starting up another Abbeyfield House in Stonnington for those seeking secure and supportive group housing.
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Marion

5 St Lawrence Avenue
Edwardstown  SA  5039
P: 08 8371 1549

abbeyfieldmarion@gmail.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 1

For inquiries contact
Philip Watchman
0405 262 360

The Marion Abbeyfield House provides housing for young people with a mild intellectual disAbility who want to be independent.

We have a mix of male and female residents who all have the important support of family, friends or carers.
Our current residents work part time or full time in the community, and all enjoy the companionship, dignity and independence their Abbeyfield House brings.

The residents look forward each week to an evening craft session which is run by a volunteer. Some of their art work can been seen at Abbeyfield Artists on Facebook.

If you are interested in being a member of the Management Committee or have particular Business skills that you can bring to the volunteer Management Committee please contact us.
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Mauritian Community

1-3 Menzies Avenue
Dandenong  VIC  3175
P: 03 9793 0166

admin@abbeyfield.org.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Paule Collard
03 9701 1002

A partnership with the Mauritian Golden Age Club Incorporated, built on land previously owned by the state government and purchased by Abbeyfield Australia. Capital funding for the project came from the CHP. The house was opened in 1997.
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Melton

66-68 Brooklyn Road
Melton South  VIC  3338
P: 03 9747 0218

aur89696@bigpond.net.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Arthur Uren
0404 401 121

A purpose built house located in a growth corridor, funded under the Project Partnership program with a contribution from the Commonwealth government. The land was provided by local government and the project was sponsored by the Lioness Club. The house opened in 1995.
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Mortlake

30 Shaw Street
Mortlake  VIC  3272
P: 03 5599 2901
F: 03 5599 2796
info@abbeyfieldmortlake.com.au
www.abbeyfieldmortlake.com.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Geraldine Kleisterlee
03 5599 2901

A purpose built hostel for 40 residents including 1 respite room, which incorporates an historic building owned by the local shire, using Commonwealth Hostel Program funding and a substantial loan from the Shire, was opened in 1990. Since then, growing demand led to Commonwealth government funding being secured to double the bed numbers.

A successful fundraising campaign allowed the extension to be completed and it was opened in 2002.
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Mount Gambier

42 Anthony Street
Mount Gambier  SA  5290
P: 08 8725 8158

patpom@internode.on.net
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 4

For inquiries contact
Sandy Lavender
08 8725 8158

A purpose built house funded under the Local Government Community Housing Program (LGCHP), supplemented by grants from a Uniting Church trust, Legacy, Rotary and many local groups and individuals. Land was purchased from the Uniting Church and external works were provided by local government. The house opened in 1991
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Narrabri

35 Doyle Street
Narrabri  NSW  2390
P: 02 6792 1960

abbeyfieldnarrabriinc@outlook.com


Vacancies: 2

For inquiries contact
Helen Scaysbrook
02 6792 1960

Narrabri Abbeyfield House, situated in the North West Slopes & Plains region in northern NSW.

This spacious house was officially opened in October 2014 and offers comfortable independent living for 10 younger adults with mild intellectual disabilities.

Like all Abbeyfield Houses, the Narrabri Abbeyfield House is an ordinary house in an ordinary street.
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North Melbourne

17 Brougham Street
North Melbourne  VIC  3051
P: 03 9329 3510

liz@cbttransport.com.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Liz Clifford
0447 601 446

An adaptation of a disused church in an inner suburb of Melbourne, this house was a joint venture between local government', the Senior Citizens Club and Abbeyfield and was funded under the CHP. The house was opened in 1997.
Expressions of interest are warmly invited from suitable applicants aged 55years and above.
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Orange

19 Hill Street
Orange  NSW  2800
P: 02 6361 7951

abbeyfield19@gmail.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 1

For inquiries contact
Ronnie Hazelton
02 6364 2118

A purpose built house funded by the New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation, as a demonstration project, on land provided by local government and with the support of local community groups. The house opened in 1991.
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Richmond

269 Burnley Street
Richmond  VIC  3121
P: (03) 9428 9710

janewstokes@gmail.com
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Jane Stokes
0452 215 047

A purpose built house funded by the Project Partnership program with a contribution from the Commonwealth government, and with financial input from local government, the Uniting Church and substantial assistance from the local parish and charitable trusts. The house opened 1995.
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St Joseph's Malvern

41 Stanhope Street
Malvern  VIC  3144
P: 03 9576 3182

admin@abbeyfield.org.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Ms A Kelly
0428 886 437

The St Joseph's Abbeyfield house opened in 1998 and is centrally located close to Glenferrie Rd and High St in Malvern and is an affordable option for seniors on full Centrelink pensions seeking independant and affordable housing.
The Abbeyfield House provides a warm, friendly, supportive and home-like atmosphere and offers residents supported independence, security, respect for individual privacy and companionship.
Each resident has their own bed-sitting room with ensuite bathroom. There is a comfortable communal lounge and dining room where the main meals are served.
Main meals are home-cooked by the live-in housekeeper. The house is managed by a voluntary committee of management.
The Catholic parish of St. Josephs in Malvern provided land to develop an Abbeyfield house as part of its Centenary celebrations. Capital to build the house was provided under the Community Housing Program (CHP). The house was opened in 1998.
Please note: No smoking on the premises and limited car parking.
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Wagga Wagga

29 Wiradjuri Crescent
Wagga Wagga  NSW  2650
P: 02 6921 5311

admin@abbeyfield.org.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 1

For inquiries contact
Lyn Quigley
02 6926 1101

Our lovely Abbeyfield House opened in 1998 and comprises ten self furnished studio apartments with ensuites, built-in robes, small kitchenettes for breakfast and tea/coffee needs.

All units have a small garden area off the patio, and there is a raised vegetable garden for those who like to potter.

Shared living areas include the kitchen, dining room and comfortable living room with large screen TV, DVD player, computer and printer for residents use. Our house also has a fully equipped laundry and external clothes lines.

Located close to Wagga Wagga's main shopping precinct and with a large garden for residents’ enjoyment.
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Waverley

48 Salisbury Road
Ashwood  VIC  3147
P: 03 9807 9698

admin@abbeyfield.org.au
www.abbeyfield.org.au

Vacancies: 1

For inquiries contact
Chris Cameron
03 9574 9306

A purpose built house funded under the Project Partnership program. It was sponsored by Rotary, built on land provided by local government with the support of the Housing Industry Association Foundation. It opened in 1991.
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Williamstown

Memorial Drive
Williamstown  SA  5351
P: 08 8524 6396
F: 08 8524 6052
abbeysoc@chariot.net.au
www.abbeyfield-barossa.org.au

No vacancies

For inquiries contact
Elaine Johnson (General Manager)
08 8524 6396

The first Abbeyfield project in South Australia, built on land in a small country town provided by a local community group, partially funded under the LGCHP and with a contribution from the Commonwealth government, involved some resident contributions when it opened in 1989. This house now consists of eleven hostel beds as well as a number of independent living units for people who are able to look after themselves.
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