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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St John’s Winchester Almshouse Charity support for Ukraine

The work of the St John's Winchester Charity was recently celebrated in the Hampshire Chronicle. 20th June 2022 by Kimberley...
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Small grant makes a big difference

Sometimes a small grant can make a big difference. Trustees at the Old Windsor United Charities (Penny Royal Almshouses) were...
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Legacy from 1868 still providing homes today

Renovation Case Study: Tibberton Almshouses The Tibberton Almshouses were built in 1868, endowed in trust by William Philip Price MP;...
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