The Benevolent Fund owns a number of holiday apartments on the Antrim Coast and in Co Fermanagh. They are available on a weekly basis throughout the year, to widows / pensioners and retired ex members.
All apartments comprise of ground, 1st and 2nd floor accommodation. A lift is fitted to block 1 in the Antrim apartments. Disabled apartments are available on the ground floor and the remaining accommodation is a mix of two and three bedroom apartments for 4, 5, or 6 people. All apartments are fully fitted and furnished. Smoking is not permitted in any of the apartments, balconies or public areas within the buildings.
All persons should fall into one of the following categories.
- Widows. Widows of members who died in service for whatever reason from 1969 to date. Widows of ex members who died within one year and one day of medical retirement from 1969 to date.
- Widows with dependant children. As above whose children are aged 19 years and under and are still in education.
- All others. The balance of all other persons advised by the Fund of their entitlement to apply for apartment places namely pensioner’s, pensioner’s widows, parents of deceased single officers, members who were medically retired (Injury on Duty) and whose pensions are extinguished by State Benefits and members of the Full Time RUC ‘R’ and Part Time RUC ‘R’ who have retired on age limit or been medically retired. In the event of their death, their widow will be eligible.