SPEAR – Julian Court, Barnes, South West London, SW13 9RB

Accommodation

The accommodation comprises of Bedroom/Living room, separate bathroom, kitchen, communal garden and laundry room.

Criteria

In a condition of need, hardship and distress, lived in area for 5 years

Applicants will be considered by a panel who will assess affordability, support needs and applicant may be required to provide proof of suitability.

Contact Details

huldah@spearlondon.org


St Clement Danes Holborn Estate Charity – Sydenham, SE26 6AA

Accommodation

This is an open plan fully disabled adapted flat suitable for wheelchair user.

Adapted kitchen with lowered work surfaces. Level access wet room. Wider doorways.

Criteria

Over 60.

In financial and housing need.

From a London Borough. Able to live independently supported by an external care package if required

Contact Details

To request an information booklet please call 02086704504


Wycombe Almshouses, High Wycombe

Accommodation

  • one-bedroom, self-contained flat on ground floor.
  • spacious living room with patio.
  • shower room
  • fitted kitchen with oven, hob, fridge and freezer.
  • good sized and well maintained communal gardens
  • off-street parking may be available
  • out of hours emergency alarm service
  • close to local bus and transport links with access to local amenities

Criteria

Aged over 50, single person or couples, in need of housing and who have a connection to the local area. Appointments will be made following interview.

Contact Details

For further information email p.turner@wycombealmshouses.co.uk


Winkfield Parochial Charities – Winkfield , Near Ascot Windsor and Bracknell

Accommodation

A ground floor unfurnished, one bedroom flat, with separate lounge, recently modernised kitchen with fridge freezer, washing machine, and  electric cooker. A  bathroom with W/C and a walk in shower.

Set in a rural location, with communal gardens, in 2 blocks of four flats, near Winkfield St Mary’s Church. On the site is Popels Hall dating back to 1862 which is currently used by a pre-school during term time and has  2 let cottages attached one at each end . Parking is available.

Criteria

Single elderly women of good character, but with limited financial means and usually no longer working.

Previously living in or around the parish or having a  local family connection.

As we do not provide a warden residents are expected to live independently, but there is a 24 hour emergency telephone / pendant link system attached to all flats.

No pets allowed.

Residents are appointed by the Trustees as beneficiaries and pay a weekly maintenance contribution. The charity pays the gas  for (heating and hot water) and water bills for each property.

Contact Details

Richard Wyatt 07522 306988 Or email winkfieldparochialcharities@outlook.com


GOODACRE’S ALMSHOUSE CHARITY – Ashby Parva, Leicestershire

Accommodation

An Almshouse Cottage has become available in Ashby Parva.

The property is one of a terrace of eight properties each with an entrance porch, sitting room, galley kitchen, rear lobby with w/c and a single bedroom with en-suite.

Criteria

Applicants must be single women living alone.

Contact Details

For further details please contact Helen Stone

Tel: 07769 563826

Email: helen@dcstone.plus.com

Closing date for applications 9th January 2023


St Clement Danes Holborn Estate Charity – St Clement’s Heights, Sydenham. SE26 6AA

Accommodation

One-bedroom accommodation.

Suitable for single person or couple.

Living room, bedroom, fitted kitchen and walk in shower room.

Criteria

Over 60.

In financial and housing need.

From a London Borough.

Able to live independently

Contact Details

For more details about the accommodation and to request an information booklet please call 02086704504


The St. Mary Magdalene & Holy Jesus Trust – Spital Tongues, Newcastle upon Tyne

Claremont Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4NN
Telephone: (0191) 269 7920
Email: st.marymagdalene@mmhjtrust.com
Registered Charity No 225979 Vat No.GB746464161

The Trust has vacancies at the Hospital of St. Mary Magdalene site and the Hospital of the Holy Jesus site.  The property provides self-contained bungalows for people in their retirement years.

Accommodation

  • Self-contained bungalows
  • On-site parking
  • Extensive well-maintained communal gardens
  • Out of hours community alarm service for evenings and weekends
  • Located close to the city centre with good public transport links
  • Events for those wishing to get more involved

Criteria

To be eligible you’ll need to be in need, hardship or distress and have lived in the City of Newcastle upon Tyne and the surrounding area for not less than two years preceding the date upon which occupation of the property commences or for not less than ten consecutive years at any one time. Preference is also given to Freemen and poor widows and daughters of Freemen who meet the beneficiary criteria. 

Contact Details

For further information email joanne.bryson@mmhjtrust.com 0191 269 7920


Cleaves Almshouses (Kingston upon Thames United Charities CIO reg 1182389)

Accommodation

2 bedroom ground floor flat with sitting room, kitchen and porch overlooking communal garden. There are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom fitted with shower. There is a small garden to be maintained by the occupants.

This property is to be let to a couple or two people who form a household. Trustees will consider siblings or co-habitees. Both applicants need to be over 60 years of age.

Criteria

  1. In housing need – in temporary or very unsuitable accommodation or facing eviction
  2. Of modest means – this may mean eligible for Housing Benefit
  3. 60 years or older – there is no upper limit
  4. Living in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames or with links to the Borough – except in special cases to be approved by the Trustees
  5. Capable of independent living  – able to look after yourself and your home, if necessary, with help from, for example, friends, family or social services
  6. Aware of the need for give and take when living in close proximity to others

Contact Details

Please contact the Clerk, Miss Shanthini Shanmugaguru on

clerk@cleavesalmshouses.co.uk or write to Clerk to Trustees, 42 Claremont Road. Surbiton. KT6 4RF, for an application form.

Closing date for this property is 24th December 2022. You will be contacted in the New Year if your application has been selected for interview


Netherton Cottage Homes – Huddersfield

Accommodation

Are you, or someone you know in the Netherton, Huddersfield area, over 60 and needing low-cost accommodation?

An Alms House unfurnished bed sit has become available in Netherton which is suitable for a single person/couple (sorry no children). Must be able to live independently.

The properties were left as a gift to the residents of Netherton in need of low-cost rental accommodation for people with limited financial means. The current weekly maintenance contribution is paid quarterly (£250).

Criteria

  • Over 60 years
  • Currently residing in Netherton or surrounding parishes (We welcome applicants from adjoining Parishes, but priority would be given to residents of Netherton.)
  • Must be able to live independently

Contact Details

Please contact our Secretary Gillian on 01484 665777 or Chair Martyn on 01484 666325 for an application form. 

Applications to be received by 31st December 2022.


The Printing Charity – Southwood Court, Basildon, Essex

The Printing Charity has vacancies at Southwood Court in Basildon,
Essex.  The property offers one bedroomed, self-contained apartments for
people in their retirement years.

Accommodation

  • one-bedroom, self-contained apartments on either ground or first floor
  • spacious living room with either a Juliette balcony or patio, depending on ground or first floor
  • shower room in all apartments
  • fitted kitchen with oven, hob and space for fridge and washing machine
  • laundry room
  • lift to first floor with wheelchair access 
  • good sized and well maintained communal gardens
  • off-street parking
  • out of hours community alarm service for evenings and weekends
  • close to local bus and transport links with access to local amenities
  • organised and ad-hoc events for those wishing to get more involved

Criteria

To be eligible you’ll need to be able to show that you have worked in our sector for at least three years’ or be directly related to someone who has.  You’ll also need to be of retirement age and able to live independently.

Contact Details

For further information email support@theprintingcharity.org.uk or call 01293 542820