Apply for residency

Step 1

Eligibility

The French Hospital is a registered charity (number 219318) which aims to provide affordable housing, primarily for those of Huguenot descent who are in need. Need can take many shapes including advancing age, health, means, loneliness and isolation, or family issues, including the loss of loved ones. In most cases, to qualify for a flat here at The French Hospital, you will meet the following criteria:

  • UK Resident
  • Huguenot descent
  • Able to show that you are in need
  • Must be capable of living independently
  • Can be single or a couple

We warmly welcome enquiries from anyone who believes they meet the criteria. If you are interested in applying for a flat at The French Hospital, please complete the form below and we will be in touch soon. If you’d like to speak informally about our flats, availability and our application process please contact:

Catherine Parker (Clerk)
clerk@frenchhospital.org.uk
01634843107

The French Hospital
41 La Providence
Rochester
Kent
ME1 1NB

If your application meets our criteria, you will be invited to interview with a small panel of our Trustees.

Step 2

Register your interest

If you’d like to briefly register your interest online today please use the form below.

Are you of Huguenot descent?
Are you the sole applicant?
Please check all the information entered above and then click the submit button below. We will contact you as soon as possible.

STEP 3

Make a full application

Applicants' notes

Before making an application, please review the Applicants' notes.

Single applicant

If you are applying to live on your own at The French Hospital, please complete Applicant Form A

Dual application

If you are planning to live with a friend or family member, please also complete Applicant Form B

We welcome applications from both single people and married couples for almshouse accommodation at The French Hospital.

Once you’ve completed your application(s), please send to:

Catherine Parker (Clerk)
The French Hospital
41 La Providence
Rochester
Kent
ME1 1NB