Canterbury is an apartment complex that provides housing for the elderly and disabled. We offer rental subsidy or assistance through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). It is within walking distance of medical-related services, grocery stores, banks, Veterans Administration Medical Center, many restaurants and retail stores.
Canterbury is a not-for-profit outreach project conceived of and sponsored by
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church of Big Spring, Texas. Our mission is to offer clean, safe, affordable housing to the elderly and disabled who are able to live in a non assisted program.
Canterbury is a 6 story high rise building built in 1979. There are 120 apartments, which include 35 efficiency apartments, 81 one bedroom units and 4 two bedroom apartments. Of these apartments, 11 have accessibility features.
Canterbury North, built in 1985, is a 5 story high rise. It consists of 59 apartments including 14 efficiency units and 45 one bedroom units.
All apartments come equipped with carpeting, drapes, electric range, refrigerator, garbage disposal, individually controlled heating and air conditioning, smoke detectors and emergency call system.
Rent includes all utilities except cable and telephone. Residents complete this apartment with their own furnishings.
Activities such as bingo, dominoes, bible study, dances, holiday celebrations, pot-luck luncheons, card games, and socialization provide a quality of life that allows for a stress free living. Parking, a self-serve laundry, a small convenience store, library, and individual mail boxes are all available. Covered parking is available for $10 a month. For a small fee, a hot meal is available for lunch, Monday – Friday. Transportation is provided for medical appointments, shopping, and other needs. The van is equipped with wheelchair accessibility.