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Job vacancies

The Association’s Member Charities may advertise staff and trustee vacancies on our website. If you are a member and have a vacancy you would like us to list on this…

How to make a donation

Thank you for making it this far! Your contribution will directly fund the work we do to support our member charities across the UK. As a supporter of The Almshouse…

Housing and almshouses – the stats and facts

…truly affordable homes to the community and if ever there was a time to build more almshouses, it’s now!” Nick Phillips | CEO |The Almshouse Association Almshouses are the oldest…

History of almshouses

…Victorian times, almshouses became more urban in character. During the Victorian era housing became a huge social problem as people migrated to towns looking for work. Scandalous conditions of the…

Donation completed

…every support to our member almshouse charities who work hard to provide safe, secure and happy homes for people in need – today, tomorrow and we hope, for many, many…

Celebrations and planning

…to work diligently and effectively to establish more presence for the almshouse movement and you, our member charities. We are always inspired by the events you organise/invite us to/send us…

Case for support

…member charities who work tirelessly to deliver safe, comfortable homes across the country.  Our mission is for almshouses to be recognised by all as an exemplar form of community housing. What…

Associate membership

…show what a difference can be made to virtually derelict almshouses when a committed Board of Trustees take over and work as a team to bring a building back to…

Ambassadors

Our Ambassadors will be working with us to champion the almshouse movement, celebrate the great work that our members do to support their residents, and support us in the next…

Almshouses today

…they see fit within a safe and secure environment. Almshouse charities today have to invest heavily in the modernisation and updating of almshouse dwellings to provide 21st century living, either…

2019 Gardens and People Award

…all residents. A handyman provides some physical support but otherwise it has been the hard work of the residents that had yielded delicious, home grown vegetables. The residents at Yardley…

2018 Patron's Awards

…layout does not have space for individual washing machines. Electrical power has been reconfigured and all lighting is provided with low energy LED lights. The building now provides low maintenance…

2018 Almshouse Association Awards

…have plenty of parking provided and lovely communal rear gardens to the rear of the property which are totally enclosed and safe for the young children to play outside. The…

2017 Patron's Award

…be constructed in the river alongside the almshouses for part of the work. The interiors were completely remodelled with the two dwellings nearest the river having kitchen extensions and the…

2014 Patron's Award

…Charity merged with the John Crosse Charity which had property just outside Ampthill. This property was sold and the funds enabled Trustees to develop the plot of land adjacent to…