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Affordable Almshouse Housing for the Homeless

The Charity owns 60 self-contained one bedroom flats and a 4 bedroom HMO in Worcester City centre as set out below:

  • 16/17 St Swithins’s Street - 6 self-contained one bed flats
  • 8 Sansome Place - 2 self-contained one bed flats
  • 9 Sansome Place - 6 self-contained one bed studio flats
  • Sansome Place - Sir Thomas White Court 10 self-contained one bed flats
  • 21 The Cross - 3 self-contained one bed flats
  • 19 Foregate Street - 5 self-contained one bed flats and 1 studio flat
  • The Tything - 2 self-contained one bed flats
  • Stillingfleet House 3- 4 Shaw Street - 25 self-contained one bed flats
  • Inglethorpe Court - 4 self-contained one bed flats

Completed in January 2023
Inglethorpe Court – 4 self-contained one bedroom flats bringing the total number of flats provided by the Charity, including 32 retirement Almshouses to 100 flats!

The flats which are all let on licence, are managed and supported by Citizens Advice Worcester through their “SmartLets” social lettings agency.

To apply for help from SmartLets please contact Citizens Advice Worcester where you can make an appointment for an assessment, for a flat, by:
Text 0798 44 39 479 send the following information: * Your name * Your postcode * State you would like an 'assessment for housing' or email advice@citaworcester.org.uk with your phone number. Someone from Citizens Advice will then phone you back.
Or Phone FREE on 0808 278 7891 
lines are open Monday to Friday 9.30 am to 4 pm.
Or go to their drop-in sessions at the Hopmarket every Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30 am to 12 noon and every Wednesday from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Following an initial assessment, eligible applicants will be offered an appointment to complete an application form and a full “housing and support needs assessment”.

You will be eligible for consideration if:

  • You live in Worcester City and
  • You are homeless or at risk of homelessness OR you are currently living in unsuitable accommodation
  • You are in receipt of a low income OR you are entitled to receive housing benefit/universal credit
  • You do not have substantial savings, or a property that could be sold, sufficient to buy somewhere suitable to enable you to meet your own needs

The Charity received financial support from the Government’s Homes England Agency, towards the development cost of the 4 one bedroom flats for the homeless at Inglethorpe Court, Worcester.