Resident vacancies

Although the Almshouse Association does not provide accommodation itself, we are keen to support those who see an almshouse as a potential home. In this section, we hope to be able to assist prospective almshouse residents by providing some advice about how they might identify an almshouse charity that meets their needs. We also provide some key information about what an almshouse is and explain how it is slightly different to other forms of social housing in a way that makes them both unique and an important part of community life in the UK.

Applicants for almshouse charities usually have to be able to live independently.  Some charities do have a Warden or Scheme Manager but they are not able to provide personal care.

More information about finding an almshouse charity can be found here. Listed below are current vacancies that have been sent to us from the charities (Please use the search function to the right to select your desired region).

If there are no vacancies in the area that you are looking for accommodation, please contact our Administrator admin@almshouses.org who can provide you with a list of almshouse charities in that area.  Please contact the Clerk or Secretary of each individual charity to enquire about vacancies and their beneficiary group.


22nd March 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Hurst Consolidated Charities – Barker Almshouses, Hurst, Berkshire

Accommodation A two-storey double apartment suitable for a couple, in a 17th Century almshouse set in a Conservation Area.The ground floor comprises a galley kitchen, downstairs bedroom/study, wet room complete with shower, WC, wash basin and a lounge with stairs...
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17th March 2021 / East of England, Resident Vacancies

Barton & Royle Homes – Turvey, Bedfordshire

Accommodation – Barton & Royle Homes is situated in a private close on the outskirts of Turvey in Bedfordshire. Our accommodation provides 26 self-contained one bedroomed bungalows, designed for older single people or couples to live independently. We have a...
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17th March 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Wycombe Almshouses – High Wycombe

Accommodation 1 Bed Flat. Downstairs. Bathroom. Kitchen. Small patio area. Communal central heating and hot water. Communal garden. Criteria Needy and deserving persons of not less than 50 years of age. In greatest need of assistance. Who have resided in ...
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17th March 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South West

The Hospital of St John -Heytesbury, Warminster

Accommodation 2 Bedroom ground floor flat. Criteria The property is for a couple. Contact details The Administrator stjohnshospital2018@outlook.com
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10th March 2021 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Hillier Almshouse – Guildford

Accommodation Ground floor large, fully self-contained studio. Hillier Almshouse is located on the Farnham Road just a few minutes’ walk from the town and station.  Living at Hillier Almshouse provides a safe living environment, benefiting from a warden (Mon-Fri), together...
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10th March 2021 / London, Resident Vacancies

Cleaves Almshouses Kingston upon Thames United Charities – Kingston upon Thames

Accommodation Modern, one double bedroom ground floor flat within Cleaves Almshouses, central Kingston. Comprises bedroom, kitchen and lounge. The bathroom has an adapted electric walk in shower with seat. There is a part time manager on site with Careline services...
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