Durham Aged Mineworkers’ Homes Association is the largest almshouse charity in the UK, providing over 1,700 affordable homes, predominantly bungalows, across former mining communities in County Durham and the North-East.
These homes provide retirement housing for more than 2,000 residents. We also have sheltered accommodation and leasehold schemes for the elderly.
A DAMHA resident has paid a touching tribute to her late coal-mining father by getting her husband to make a life size pit tub out of wood which now sits proudly outside their home.Read more
There’s nobody more important than the people who live in our homes and through their stories we are able to give you an insight into what it’s like to be a DAMHA resident.Read more