Abbeyfield International Member Societies

From Canada to New Zealand, Australia to South Africa, Abbeyfield has member societies around the world in six countries.

Abbeyfield International Member Societies

Abbeyfield's International promotes the Abbeyfield concept globally using its network of member national societies and, through them, an extended network of local societies.

Currently we have member societies in Canada, South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Belgium and Jersey. 

Abbeyfield homes, wherever they are, aim to put something back into their communities. Our staff and volunteers join us with wide-ranging skills and expertise from a variety of industries and professions allowing us to provide the best service to our residents.

Learn more about our International Member Societies

Abbeyfield Australia

Abbeyfield provides affordable housing for older people and people with disabilities who wish to live independently within a supportive environment.

Abbeyfield Belgium

Founded in 1995 to support independent older people in Belgium live a continued sociable and convivial life.

Abbeyfield Canada

Canada joined Abbeyfield International in 1985 and remains committed to the Abbeyfield ideals first articulated by the founder Major Richard Carr-Gomm.

Abbeyfield Jersey

Abbeyfield Jersey have been a charitable housing organisation in Jersey for more than 25 years. We believe older people deserve time and respect.

Abbeyfield New Zealand

Abbeyfield New Zealand was founded in 1992 by Wakefield GP Dr Ted Bassett, who had encountered Abbeyfield on a visit to the UK to explore retirement accommodation models.

Abbeyfield South Africa

We envision a South Africa where all older persons have equal access to accommodation and care that is affordable and promotes quality of life, protection, development and participation.

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