Providing housing for the elderly & grants for work to help people in need
We offer grants to organisations working to prevent or relieve hardship or distress in our Area of Benefit. We welcome enquiries from groups of all sizes. We are particularly interested in working with groups with strong links to the communities they serve.
From our Hedgehog Reporter: “Thelma and Louise are thriving. We still haven’t seen much of them although I saw Thelma (younger, smaller one who can’t roll-up due to a leg injury when a baby) running past the food centre about 10pm recently. However, you can often see their trails back and forth across the grass [...]Read More...
Our annual satisfaction survey is available for anyone who has applied for a grant (successfully or unsuccessfully) since November 2012 to complete. You should have received an email with a link but if you havent, please contact Melanie who will be pleased to send you the link. The survey is an important tool in helping [...]Read More...
The Big Local is ready to go! We are now recruiting for a Community Manager to support residents in implementing the plan. But we also need more residents to get involved. Come along to a launch event at the White City Community Centre on 12 December at 6pm to find out more, offer your time [...]Read More...
Hammersmith United Charities provides homes for people over 60 within the area of benefit who are living on a low income and who would otherwise find it difficult to fund suitable homes for themselves. A limited number of women over 55 may also qualify.
Trustees have the power to make grants to groups or individuals in the area of benefit to alleviate deprivation and hardship. As a result of the report commissioned by the Charity from the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and presented in 2009, the trustees now have access to detailed information about where the most deprived areas are and who needs help most.
I appreciate living in JBH – the feeling of security is re-assuring, the garden is lovely, and the recent and on going refurbishments add to the overall surroundings. It is a very pleasant place to be.
Pat — John Betts House resident Read More Testimonials