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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Almshouse resident commissioned to create huge artwork

‘Art has been and still is my life’: 93-year-old commissioned to create huge artwork using drawings from sketchbook 24 May...
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Richmond Charity helps raise the profile of almshouses

Promoting the almshouse brand is so important for the future success and stability of the almshouse movement. Here at The...
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NEWWAY Project explores setting up a new almshouse charity

A representative from the NEWWAY Project recently got in touch with Association CEO, Nick Phillips to talk about their project...
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