The Almshouse Association is a support charity representing over 1600 independent almshouse charities across the UK.

Almshouses are a charitable form of self sufficient, low cost community housing that is held in trust for local people in housing need. They are managed and run by almshouse charities made up of local volunteers.

Today, 36,000 people are living full and independent lives in almshouses, finding friendships, wellbeing, safety and security inside their walls and within their communities. Through representation, fundraising, and your donations and legacies, The Almshouse Association is working hard with almshouses charities, local authorities and the Government to make it possible for many more to be built.




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More 75th celebrations!

Almshouse Association Trustee Tricia Scouller sent us in some great photos of the party held at the Thomas Christie Almshouses...
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Party Time at Sir Josiah Mason Trust!

The Sir Josiah Mason Trust sent us in some absolutely fabulous photographs of the parties they held as part of...
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Inside Housing: Open alms: the almshouse charities building new homes

Inside Housing has recently published an indepth article on almshouses and how we are experiencing a groundswell of interest in...
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