Selby United Charities – North Yorkshire

Accommodation

Selby United Charities administers The Gowthorpe Almshouses; these are situated on Gowthorpe, only a short walk into Selby town centre. Our aim is to provide convenient and comfortable accommodation in a setting which allows residents to live as independently as possible. The vacant almshouse is a compact, unfurnished one-bedroom house, with combined living room/ kitchen, one bedroom and shower room. It has recently been refurbished   Suitable for single occupancy. There is also a communal garden.

Applicants will be interviewed by The Trustees

Criteria

  • To live in or previously lived in Selby or Selby District
  • To have family ties in Selby or Selby District
  • Of good character
  • To be in need of accommodation

Contact Details

Apply for an application form to:

Administrator to the Trustees
Selby United Charities
107 Gowthorpe
Selby YO8 4HD

Email: annemcox@btinternet.com


St Joseph’s Almshouse – Hammersmith, London

Accommodation

31 compact self-contained unfurnished flats comprising living room/kitchen area, bedroom and shower room with lavatory and basin.  Eight flats are in the Victorian building and the remaining 23 flats are in a purpose-built 1960s block.  The courtyard garden setting provides peace and tranquillity in a central location within easy walking distance of shops, public transport, GP surgeries and the parish church. 

Criteria

  • Around 60 years and over
  • Of limited means
  • Of Roman Catholic faith
  • Able to live independently 

Contact Details

For an enquiry form or further information, please contact:

St Joseph’s Society, 42 Brook Green, London, W6 7BW

Telephone:  020 7603 9817  Email:  stjosephssociety@yahoo.co.uk


Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity – Ravenstone, Leicestershire

Accommodation

Sheltered housing: 3 ground floor flats currently available. The flats provide self-contained accommodation, for 25 women aged 50 upwards, in a delightful setting, next to the village church. Flats have a living room, kitchen, bedroom & bathroom. Residents share communal grounds/ gardens.

A warden is resident on site to provide neighbourly assistance & attend to day-to-day property maintenance issues. All flats are linked to the District Council emergency call service. The weekly charge for a flat includes heating, telephone line rental, water rates & general maintenance.

Criteria

Applicants criteria:

  • Women aged 50 or over
  • Priority is given to residents of Ravenstone, Swannington & Coleorton
  • Other local ladies are very welcome to apply

Contact Details

For informal viewings, please contact the Warden or Mr Adrian Argyle, Clerk to the Trustees 34, High Street, Repton, Derby DE65 6GD.

Email: enquiries@argylefrics.co.uk Tel: 01283 701277 

Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity (217605)   Feb 2020


The Printing Charity -Basildon

Accommodation

4 x One double bedded flat with new double glazed doors and windows, new carpets, fitted kitchen, lounge, large wet room and hallway.

Use of communal lounge, kitchen and dining area.

Activities for those wishing to partake.

On-site support Monday to Friday 9 – 5 and weekend mornings from home management team. Out of hours community alarm service. Use of two communal laundry rooms.

Lift and stairlift.

Criteria

Must have worked in print trade for at least 3 years or associated trades, or are a dependent of someone who has. Must be able to live independently when moving in.

Applicants will be asked to complete a financial assessment which covers income and assets.

Acceptance of application is based on person(s) who have the greatest need at the time of vacancies.

Contact Details

Welfare team on 01293 542820

email: support@theprintingcharity.org.uk


Berkswell Charities – Berkswell, West Midlands

Accommodation

A Grade II Listed building located in the heart of the village of Berkswell. The one bedroomed flat comprises a kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom. Suitable for couples or individuals. Large communal gardens with allotments.

Criteria

The relief of poverty among the inhabitants of the Parish of Berkswell and surrounding areas.

Contact Details

Ms Louise Daintith
theclerkatberkswellcharities@gmail.com
Tel. no 07305585770


Partis College Almshouses Bath Somerset BA1 3QD

Accommodation

One bedroom unfurnished, self-contained, substantially refurbished house with small garden.  Grade 1 listed so accommodation is not suitable for those with limited mobility.

Criteria

  • For older women living on a low income and in need of an affordable home.
  • Partis College is a welcoming Christian community and is open to all (no geographical limitation.)

Contact Details

Mrs Debra Cox, Office Manager

Tel: 01225 421532

Email: admin@partiscollege.org.uk

Website: www.partiscollege.com


Chubbs Almshouses – Crewkerne, Somerset

Accommodation

A Grade II listed, two-storey, terraced house, suitable for single occupancy.
The property was built in 1604, but is fully modernised. 
Ground Floor: toilet, kitchen, sitting room, stairs to..
First floor: bedroom with en suite shower room with toilet
Outside there is a small garden

Criteria

  • Be over 60 years of age
  • Already live or Crewkerne, West Crewkerne, Hewish or Misterton.
    Or
  • the applicant must have had a strong connection with one of these places in the past (did the applicant live here once?  Did the applicant work here?)
  • The applicant needs to qualify financially.  If the applicant receives a Government Benefit, it is likely (but not guaranteed) that the applicant will qualify for an Almshouse. 
  • If the applicant is borderline for Benefits, it is also worth applying.
  • The applicant must also be able, both mentally and physically, to look after him/herself (again as defined by Government Guidelines).
  • The applicant must be of ‘good character’.

Contact Details

Sheila Seymour – Clerk to the Trustees
Email: ssards@btinternet.com


Almshouse available in Amersham (Two Vacancies)

Accommodation

 Amersham Almshouses has two single floor one bedroom cottages available in the heart of Old Amersham.  The cottages each comprises of one bedroom, a shower room, a kitchen and living area. Parking is on the street.  There is a secluded shared communal gardens. One cottage is available as a permanent occupancy and the other for a six month period

Criteria

  • The charity criteria for permanent occupancy are single person
  • Be able to live independently
  • Of limited financial means
  • No pets
  • Resident in the area of benefit

Contact

Please see https://www.amershamalmshouses.org.uk/apply-for-a-place for more details. 

 Harriet Lemon on 01494 721 781 or visit our website for an application form.

 Email: harrietlemon163@gmail.com


Open Day – Hammersmith United Charities -John Betts House and Sycamore House – London

Sheltered Housing for older people
Open Day on 20th February, 11am – 4pm

Visit John Betts House, Rylett Road, W12 9NJ to learn more about our sheltered housing scheme for 60+ living in Hammersmith, and to meet our team. Refreshments provided.

The Charity’s two vibrant sheltered housing schemes for older people, John Betts House and Sycamore House are centrally located with good transport links and local amenities.

We provide quality, independent sheltered housing in safe and secure settings, surrounded by beautiful communal gardens, that allow residents to come and go as they please.

Both schemes have:

  • a communal lounge
  • laundry
  • internet access
  • a guest-flat
  • supported by Scheme Managers.

Open Day poster

Please RSVP to our Administrators at  officeadmin@hamunitedcharities.com so we can arrange catering.


Barlborough Hospital Trust, Barlborough, Derbyshire

Accommodation

Chandos Pole House is based in Barlborough, Derbyshire, and is run by the Barlborough Hospital Trust. It offers accommodation in a grade II listed building. A vacancy has arisen for a one-bed, ground floor flat. The flat contains:

The flat contains, an equipped kitchen, bathroom, day room and a large bedroom.

There is a communal entrance hall, shared laundry and communal gardens for the residents to use and maintain.

Criteria

  • The charity accepts applicants of any age.
  • who are in financial need.
  • who profess the religion of the Church of England.
  • Preference is given to residents of the Parish of Barlborough – however, applicants from outside this area will be considered.

Contact

For more information and photos of the accommodation please visit:

https://barlboroughhospital.wordpress.com/current-vacancies/.