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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New Research Event

COVID REPORT - THE IMPACT OF ALMSHOUSE CHARITIES IN THE PANDEMIC The Smith Institute and The Almshouse Association will be...
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HM The Queen Elizabeth II

The Almshouse Association board of trustees, staff and members, are deeply saddened by the death of the Queen. Our heartfelt...
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Topping Out Ceremony at Girton Town Almshouse Charity

New High For Almshouses At Dovehouse Court A Cambridge charity celebrated reaching a significant milestone in the building programme for...
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