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Meet the team

The Almshouse Association is run by a professional team of experienced individuals dedicated to fulfilling the Charity’s Objects: To promote the establishment, continuation, efficiency and effectiveness of almshouse foundations To…

Mediation Scheme

…of their outcome, and any solutions or agreements for their onward journey are made jointly. The mediator deploys facilitation skills, in order to create an atmosphere suitable for resolution and/or…

Loans, grants & funding

…sent to ACLs Administrator, Sue Holden email: acltabitha@gmail.com For more detailed advice, ACLs Programme Managers can be contacted via email Kathy Green: kathy.green.projects@gmail.com Sean Stafford: sean@saffercooper.com To find out more…

Latest coronavirus news

18th May 2020 / Latest News Coronavirus Treasury writes to Association Following a letter sent to The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, The Almshouse Association has received a response in…

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…

History of almshouses

…Many of these beautiful, original buildings are still in use and are being restored and extended in order to provide warm, comfortable homes with modern heating, bathrooms and kitchens. See…

Fundraising ideas

for and your target amount. From cake sales to bikes rides, grant applications to online giving, your supporters will need to know what you do, the difference you make and…

Current issues

order to apply for social housing grant. The Housing Corporation has been abolished. Its regulatory function was taken over by the Homes… Read More 21st February 2018 / Current Issues…

Charity Commission

…in the charity’s governing document(s). The Charity Commission provides information, advice and guidance through its website: www.charitycommission.gov.uk The Almshouse Association works in partnership with the Charity Commission and maintains a…

Case for support

…always or often lonely.  Loneliness, living alone and social isolation can lead to dementia, heart disease, depression, and even early death.  A 2016 UK study by Age UK found that…

Board of trustees

…Tel: 0191 388 1111 – Website: www.damha.org.uk Jim Kennedy jim.kennedy@btconnect.com     Mr Clive Cook clivecook@stjohnswinchester.co.uk Tel : 01962 854326 Richard Knipe richardknipe@hotmail.com Tel:01775 766 482 David Healey david.healey@sjmt.org.uk Andrew…

Associate membership

…following ways:   Via our Donation Page – please click here  Send a cheque made payable to ‘The National Association of Almshouses’ By BACS or Standing Order – please instruct your…

Almshouses today

…vital than ever. In some rural areas, almshouses are the only provider of accommodation for those in need. Almshouses are managed by volunteers (Trustees), usually people who want to become…

Almshouse Association membership

…our members online Training Courses through our partnership with an online training provider. Topics such as GDPR and Safeguarding can be accessed via a portal. Mediation Scheme The Almshouse Association…

Almshouse Association 75th event page

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About the Association

…local meetings and via our members’ forum. We meet regularly with the Charity Commission (the regulator for almshouses), Homes England, and have set up an All Party Parliamentary Group for…

2018 Almshouse Association Awards

…affordable and accessible lifelong homes equipped with modern telecare for its residents in order to meet current and future care and support needs.   The design is robust, low maintenance, a…

2017 Patron's Award

…in order to limit the potential for overheating. The construction materials are from sustainable sources. The existing Almshouse arrangement creates lovely landscaped quadrangles and this characteristic has been adopted influencing…

2014 Patron's Award

…an excellent design sympathetic to the rural setting and the environment of the New Forest and the Victorian heritage. Trustees embarked on an exciting remodelling scheme in order to provide…