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 almshouses for veterans

From: Homes England Published 19 January 2022 Set up in 1918 by Robert Buchanan in memory of his son Alan...
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Garden Parties Galore!

As we draw a close to 2021, the year of The Almshouse Association's 75th anniversary of supporting and representing almshouse...
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Tea parties bring Sutton Coldfield residents together

News from The Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust (SCCT) Tea Party Events bring almshouse residents together for the first time since...
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