The Eden Cottages Trust has available from time to time accommodation for Ladies who are relatives of officers of the three services. There are two houses and four flats in a pleasant garden near the shopping centre of Ivybridge. Call 01752 691 654
The Home of Devenish, Weymouth offer bungalows for widows of Regular Officers of the Armed services with limited means. The ladies must be members of the Church of England. The bungalows have a large lounge/dining room, a sun lounge, two bedrooms and a modern bathroom and kitchen. All are unfurnished. The bungalows are currently rent free with heating, Council Tax and water rates paid by the Trust. No pets allowed. Contact them on 01305 813895
Lee House, Wimbledon is now part of the Abbeyfield Group and provides 20 generously proportioned rooms with en-suite bathrooms, cooking facilities, TV & Telephone points and two way help-care (call) system. A mid-day meal is provided in the House dining room each day. Otherwise, ladies run their own lives; shopping in the village preparing their own light meals and dealing with their own finances. Contact them on 0208 946 0369
Mary Feilding Guild is a not for profit charitable organisation providing quality accommodation. There are bed-sits, with personal cooking facilities and mid-day meals and supper, if required. There is no age limit but residents must not be in need of nursing care. Trained care staff are available for personal care. Call 0208 340 3915 for details.
The Royal Homes which are located at Queen Alexandra’s Court, Wimbledon and provides 76 self contained flats for widows, divorcees, single daughters of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force and for women who are retired Officers or Warrant Officers of those Services. Successful applicants will not normally be allowed to take up residence before the age of 60 and must be able to live independently. Call 020 8946 5182
The Sheppard Trust was founded to help gentlewomen, of limited means – has two sheltered housing establishments in Lansdowne Walk for fit and active elderly ladies. Applicants must abide by a Christian faith. Call 0207 727 5500 for further information.