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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‘Good excuse for a party!’

Almshouse Association member Kathryn Cooper sent us in the most fabulous photos from the party they held at their Linton...
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Royal visit to Colchester

Colchester almshouses were delighted to host a visit by The Almshouse Association Royal Vice Patron HRH The Duke of Gloucester...
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Celebrations at two Wantage almshouses

The Almshouse of Robert Stiles based in Newbury Street and Vicar’s Row, Wantage and the Wantage Town Lands based in...
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