The Eventide Homes was founded as an almshouse charity in 1935 by the then Mayor of Bournemouth, Alderman J R Edgecombe.
The management team of the almshouse charity oversee the maintenance of the homes and provide support to residents’ welfare on a day-to-day basis. The team also facilitate a varied programme of activities, to maximise the residents’ quality of life and produce a good community
There are 74 almshouse homes at Edgecombe Gardens in Castle Lane West, Bournemouth. To be eligible, applicants must be:
“As a result of having to leave tied-accommodation, I had to find somewhere else to live. During such a difficult time, Eventide Homes came highly recommended. Since moving in, I have made lots of friends and with there being such a sociable community, there is always plenty to do”.
An excellent opportunity to provide support in gardening, repairs and maintenance at The Eventide Homes.