The Karuna Home provides residential care for up to ten adults who have learning disabilities and associated conditions aged 18 or over. Karuna aims to provide high standard accommodation and care for our residents in a purpose built accommodation. Karuna is located in Carrickfergus town centre close to local amenities.


Application and allocation:

Referrals for service provision at Karuna are received through Health and Social Services Care Management.

Your application form is forwarded to the referral agent for completion and requests comprehensive information about your physical, psychological, social and emotional needs.

Upon receipt of your completed application form, the Cedar Foundation admission panel determines the suitability of the facility for you. Discussion will take place between you or your representative, The Cedar Foundation and Care Management.

If your application for Karuna is successful you'll be invited to visit the home together with your family or representative.

If there is no immediate vacancy, we'll place you on a waiting list and let you know when a place becomes available.

Contact us:

Registered Office


 3/5 Minorca Drive


 BT38 8WP

 Registered Manager Heather Wright

 E: [email protected]

 T: (028) 9336 0665


Cedar Foundation’s Living Options are regulated by the Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA).