Charity information


Abbeyfield is a charity dedicated to making the lives of older people easier and more fulfilling. Our accommodation, care and support helps alleviate loneliness in later life, and provide happy homes. Residents are encouraged to remain as independent as possible and are given choices in how they want to live. We also provide a vital lifeline of companionship to older people from the local community coming to our houses for lunches and activities throughout the year.

Founded 1956

  • Mission statement

    Making time for older people

  • Aims

    Abbeyfield aims to:

    • To develop more accommodation, care, support and activities for older people across the UK
    • To provide innovative care services, activities and homes for older people living with dementia
  • Overview

    Established: April 1956

    Registered Charity Number: 200719

    Board members: 15

    Full time staff: 500

    Part time staff: 1000

    Volunteers: 4000

    Phone number: 01727 734095

    Address: 2 Bricket Road AL1 3JW

    View charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
  • Companionship at Christmas (COPE)

    This project will help alleviate loneliness at Christmas by inviting older people to come ... More