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The Jesus Hospital Charity provides Almshouse Accommodation for ladies aged over fifty.

History

The Jesus Hospital Charity in Chipping Barnet, has been in existence for over three hundred years, being founded in 1679 by local benefactors, James and Mary Ravenscroft.

The Charity has grown considerably over the years, from the original endowment, which provided six Almshouses for “poor and ancient women” to where we are today.

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Accommodation

The Charity now provides fifty four almshouses in the Chipping Barnet and Monken Hadley areas.

All residents are provided with a separate kitchen and bathroom and most have their own bedrooms and lounge. They also have their own little areas of garden and all of our sites are set in lovely grounds.

To check if you are eligible, please read the qualifying criteria at the top of the application form, which may be downloaded by pressing the following link. Application Form.

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Grants

The Trustees of the Charity (known as Visitors) are able to consider grant requests from individuals or organisations from the area of benefit, which is the former urban districts of Barnet (High Barnet and New Barnet) plus East Barnet and Friern Barnet.

The Grants (known as Relief In Need) are considered by the Trustees at their meetings, which take place every two months.

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