To qualify as a resident of one of our almshouses a person must:

  • be of good character
  • be in need, for example harassment, overcrowding, medical need, social need, financial need
  • have resided within 20 miles of St. Mary’s Church, St. Mary’s Butts, Reading for not less than three years at some stage during their lifetime before the time of appointment

We screen all applicants carefully and an offer of accommodation will only be made with satisfactory references and after an interview with staff and trustees. To apply for accommodation please complete the application form and return it to us.