Families

The Architects Benevolent Society is the only registered charity in the UK dedicated to helping the families and dependants of architects, assistants, technologists, technicians, landscape architects, in times of need. We help people of all ages who have experienced illness, accident, redundancy, unemployment, bereavement or other personal misfortune. Our support ranges from confidential advice to financial assistance.

When Bela and Olen Howden tragically lost their parents and youngest sibling in a car accident, the Architects Benevolent Society was there to help them rebuild their lives.

Bela...

Theo's architect father died not long after his seventeenth birthday after almost eighteen months in a coma following a massive stroke. The strain of spending every day at his hospital...

  • Redundancy Support

    If in the current climate you are facing redundancy please see here for more information, including how the ABS can help you.
  • Here when you need us

    Click here for housing advice, financial assistance, mental health support or legal guidance. Architects Benevolent Society are here to help!
  • ABS Covid-19 Response

    Architects Benevolent Society would like to assure those in the wider architectural community that we are here to help and continue to offer our support services.