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 Foundation Celebrates 850 Years of Service

On 1 February 2024 Her Majesty The Queen visited St John’s Foundation to mark the 850th anniversary of St John's...
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Association’s inaugural Research Conference, London

The Almshouse Association holds its first Research Conference In January 2024, Nick Phillips,  CEO of The Almshouse Association, hosted the...
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Energy efficient and environmentally friendly improvements

Case Study: Kettlestone Charities, Little Snoring, Fakenham This Charity received an Almshouse Association loan of £25,000 towards the cost of...
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