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 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.

May 21, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Sampson’s Almshouse Charity – West Street, Farnham

Accommodation A vacancy exists in one of our properties. The Almshouse has one bedroom, a living room, bathroom, kitchen and a small garden. The Almshouses are owned by the Sampsons Almshouses Charity and administered by the Trustees of the Sampsons...
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April 14, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South East

Winkfield Parochial Charities – Winkfield , Near Ascot, Windsor and Bracknell

Accommodation A first floor unfurnished, one bedroom flat, with separate lounge, recently modernised kitchen with fridge freezer, washing machine, and  electric cooker. A W/C / bathroom with a walk in shower. Set in a rural location, with communal gardens, in...
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March 23, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, Yorkshire and the Humber

Selby United Charities – North Yorkshire

Accommodation Selby United Charities administers The Gowthorpe Almshouses; these are situated on Gowthorpe, only a short walk into Selby town centre. Our aim is to provide convenient and comfortable accommodation in a setting which allows residents to live as independently...
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March 6, 2020 / London, Resident Vacancies

St Joseph’s Almshouse – Hammersmith, London

Accommodation 31 compact self-contained unfurnished flats comprising living room/kitchen area, bedroom and shower room with lavatory and basin.  Eight flats are in the Victorian building and the remaining 23 flats are in a purpose-built 1960s block.  The courtyard garden setting...
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February 24, 2020 / East Midlands, Resident Vacancies

Ravenstone Hospital Almshouse Charity – Ravenstone, Leicestershire

Accommodation Sheltered housing: 3 ground floor flats currently available. The flats provide self-contained accommodation, for 25 women aged 50 upwards, in a delightful setting, next to the village church. Flats have a living room, kitchen, bedroom & bathroom. Residents share...
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February 19, 2020 / Resident Vacancies, South East

The Printing Charity -Basildon

Accommodation 4 x One double bedded flat with new double glazed doors and windows, new carpets, fitted kitchen, lounge, large wet room and hallway. Use of communal lounge, kitchen and dining area. Activities for those wishing to partake. On-site support...
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