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 sculpture for Bond’s Lodge almshouses

A new sculpture from a renowned Coventry artist has been unveiled in the courtyard garden of a new almshouse development...
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Almshouses feature in LCR publication

An article on almshouses by The Almshouse Association CEO Nick Phillips has been published in this month’s LCR magazine, produced...
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Shrewsbury Drapers Company wins prestigious award

The Almshouse Association was incredibly proud to learn that the Shewsbury Drapers Company has been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award...
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