The Charity of Mabel Shickle – Tudor House, Winchcombe

Accommodation

The Charity of Mabel Shickle, have a first floor flat at Tudor House, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, available from November 2019.

Criteria

  • Single person
  • married couple

Contact

For further details please contact in writing to:

Martin Pod

14 Stancombe View, Winchcombe. G154 5LF


Andros Almshouse Charity

Accommodation

Andros Almshouse Charity have two one bedroom properties in South Chailey, East Sussex. Both are on ground floor level, self contained with modern fitted kitchens and bathrooms. They are situated in a delightful development of 35 properties with a community centre and in lovely grounds. 

Criteria   

  • over 55 years of age
  • Local connection 
  • Of good character 
  • Limited financial means 
  • Non smokers 
  • No pets 


Contact

Please contact 

Scheme Manager: Veronica Mamoany 

01273 400466 Theoffice@granthamclose.org.ug


Amersham Almshouses

Accommodation

Amersham Almshouses (part of Amersham United Charities) has a single floor one bedroom cottage available in the heart of Old Amersham.  The cottage comprises of one bedroom, a shower room, a kitchen and living area. Parking is on the street.  There is a secluded communal gardens.  

Criteria

The charity criteria for occupancy are

  • single person who must be able to live independently
  • be 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


Reading Almshouse Charity

Accommodation

Reading Almshouse Charity owns 3 properties in Reading, each comprising accommodation for single people or couples. The charity currently has vacancies at its newly acquired property in Lower Earley, Reading. The building is being refurbished and when complete will provide 36 units, mostly one bedroom flats and several studios, plus a laundry, communal lounge and office for the manager. There is also an extensive communal garden. The accommodation is becoming available in phases from October 2019 to January 2020. We are unable to accommodate pets.

Criteria

In order to qualify applicants must:

  • be able to live independently
  • be in need, for example harassment, overcrowding, medical needs, social need, financial
  • have resided within 20 miles of St. Mary’s Church, St. Mary’s Butts, Reading for not less than three years at some stage during their lifetime before the time of appointment
  • be of good character

Contact details

Sheila Barnes, Senior Site Manager

Email: sheila@pentonhouse.org.uk  

Tel: 0118 9314631


Davenport Homes – Solihull

Accommodation

Davenport Homes, an Almshouse charity based in Knowle, Solihull, have a vacancy in one of their cottages, The Mews, which has been recently refurbished. The property comprises 1 bedroom, lounge/dining room, kitchen and shower room. It is located on Tilehouse Green Lane in the Bentley Heath area of Knowle.

Criteria

suitable for either a single retired person or a retired couple in need.

Contact Details

If you wish to apply for this cottage, please contact Julie Grenfell on:
01564 773407 or email at contact@davenportalmshouses.org.uk


St Mary Magdalen’s & St John’s Hospital – Ripon, North Yorkshire

Accommodation

The above mentioned Charity has 16 single-storey dwellings for independent living within the City of Ripon, 15 of which are single occupancy and one double occupancy. All properties have a small section of garden specific to each as well as communal space offering an area to sit and enjoy. All are within walking distance of the centre where a number of shops and amenities can be found.

Criteria

The Trust gives preference to persons in need aged 50 and over who have lived in Ripon or the surrounding district for at least five years, but is also prepared to consider other applicants.

Contact Details

Expressions of interest concerning current vacancies or to be added to our waiting list should be made in writing to:
Clerk/Administrator to the Trustees,
c/o Ripon Cathedral Office,
Liberty Courthouse,
Minster Road,
Ripon,
HG4 1QS
Please state name, age, address and telephone number

or by email to chapelsandhospitals@riponcathedral.org.uk. Alternatively, the Clerk/Administrator can be contacted on 07939 074558


Perry Almshouses – Winterbourne, Gloucestershire

Accommodation

A residence has become available within Perry Almshouses on Dragon Road. The house is single occupancy and comprises of a lounge, small kitchen and bathroom, an upstairs bedroom with communal laundry and gardens. The successful applicant will be required to pay a monthly maintenance contribution

Criteria

Applicants must meet the below criteria:

  • Unable to afford a home of their own
  • Aged 60 years or over (or if younger, are unable to maintain themselves through ill-health, accident or infirmity)
  • Anyone within the ancient parish of Winterbourne. If born within the parish, should have been a resident there for not less than 5 years or if born elsewhere should have been a resident for not less than 10 years prior to application; with preference being given to those who are actively involved in a Christian denomination.
  • In need

Contact Details

For further information and/or an application form please phone 07968 317324. The deadline for completed applications is 23rd August 2019


St Joseph’s Society – Hammersmith

Accomodation

St Joseph’s Almshouses is in Hammersmith and comprises of 31 compact flats. The flats are situated around a courtyard garden setting that provides peace and tranquility. They are located centrally and within easy walking distance to shops and public transport

Criteria

  • Suitable for single people
  • Aged 60 years and over
  • Must be able to live independently
  • Of Roman Catholic faith
  • Of limited means

Contact Details

For an application form or further information please contact Rita Nath-Dongre:

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

020 7603 9817


Cleave’s Almshouses, Kingston upon Thames

Old London Road Kingston upon Thames KT26NQ

Accommodation:

One-bedroomed, ground floor at a modest weekly maintenance contribution,  with shared use of large garden

Criteria

To be eligible, you need to be:

  • In housing need – in temporary or very unsuitable accommodation or facing eviction
  • Of modest means – this may mean eligible for Housing Benefit.
  • 60 years or older – there is no upper limit.
  • Living in Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames or with links to the Borough – except in special cases to be approved by the Trustees.
  • Capable of independent living – able to look after yourself and your home, if necessary, with help from, for example, friends, family or social services.
  • Aware of the need for give and take when living in close proximity to others.

Contact Details:

For more information, please contact clerk@cleavesalmshouses.co.uk


St Lukes Almshouses, Charlton London

Accommodation

The St Lukes Almshouses has an unfurnished bedsit in Charlton, London.

  • The bedsit has a separate kitchen diner.
  • Sharing communal garden.

Criteria

Terms of charity state that residents are to have a connection to Charlton.

  • Must be able to live independently.
  • Over 55 years of age.
  • Pets considered.

Contact Details

For more information, please contact Yvonne Simpson 0208 858 8175