Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Awards

Awards and Achievements

Caritas Anchor House is proud to be a high achieving organisation, and over the last few years we have won a host of national and regional awards, which reflect our determination and commitment to tackling the root causes of homelessness.

These include:

  • Winner of the "Biggest Win" at the Citizens UK Awards (2016)
  • Winner of the 'Community Involvement' award at the Newham Chamber of Commerce Business Awards (2016)
  • Highly Commended as a 'Charity Champion' at the Community Champion Awards (2015)
  • Runner up as a national 'Social Champion' at the Charity Times Awards (2015)
  • Highly commended and runner up as ‘Social Champion’ and shortlisted for ‘Big Society’ at the Charity Times Awards (2014)
  • Longlisted for Centre for Social Justice awards (2014)
  • Highly commended and runner up as ‘Social Champion’ at the Charity Times Award (2013)
  • Shortlisted for Centre for Social Justice awards (2013)
  • 4 National Training Awards for Service Delivery and for Inspiration in Training and Education (2010) and were hailed as a centre of educational excellence
  • Runner up for ‘Charity Principal of the Year’ at the Charity Times Awards (2010)
  • Winner of ‘Best Use of Technology’ at the Charity Times Awards (2009)
  • UK finalist in the Third Sector Excellence Financial Management awards (2009)
  • UK finalist and runner up for ‘Use of Digital Media’ Michael Whippman Award for Innovation in Homelessness (2009)
  • Winner of ‘Innovation in the Community’ in the Michael Whippman Award for Innovation in Homelessness (2008)
  • Commended for both ‘Outstanding Young Person’ and ‘Diversity in the Community’ in the Thames Gateway Awards (2008)
  • Winner of ‘Places of Change’ award from the Department of Communities and Local Government, under their Innovation in Homelessness programme (2009)
  • Winner of ‘Access to Excellence’ award under a Government sponsored regeneration scheme for Canning Town (2007)
  • Winner of the ‘Service User Involvement’ in the Michael Whippman Award for Innovation in Homelessness (2006)

These awards are a testament to what Caritas Anchor House has achieved through hard work and dedication, but it is the programmes behind the awards that we are most proud of. Our Aspirations Programme helps our residents to rebuild their lives and get back into full time employment and independent living, and this for us is the greatest accolade possible.

To see a summary of all we've achieved, please click here: Awards and Achievements January 2017 (PDF)

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