How to apply

The St Mary's Hospital Trustees welcome applications for admission to the almshouses which will be considered at least twice a year. 

To be eligible for residency applicants must:

  • Be of limited financial means.
  • Be in sufficiently good health to cook and housekeep for themselves.
  • Be of good character.
  • Have resided for the five years preceding their application in an ecclesiastical parish in the Diocese of Chichester, any part of which is within 15 miles of the Cathedral Church of Chichester.
  • Be in sympathy with the religion of the Church of England, preferably a communicant member.

Appointments to view the communal areas of the complex and any apartments, when available, are encouraged before making an application and can be arranged by contacting: / 01243 783377.

Contact Us

Admission eligibility and an application form can be found below or by contacting:

St Mary’s Hospital
St Martin’s Square
West Sussex
PO19 1NR

Tel:  (01243) 783377

Application Form
Notes for Prospective Applicants