Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

9th October 2019
We need to confront the harsh realities that are resulting in people living and dying on our streets. This World Homeless Day we aim to encourage people of all backgrounds and professions to work together and help put an end to homelessness. This is the mission around which we must unite, as...
7th October 2019
Unfortunately, in light of the disruption in Westminster caused by the protests, we have had to make the difficult decision to cancel our World Homeless Day reception due to take place tomorrow, Tuesday 8th October 2019 from 12:30-14:30. We have been in touch with the venue and the Met Police and...
24th September 2019
World Homeless Day is an internationally recognised day to raise awareness of the global issue of homelessness and the work to help those affected by it, and to call for an end to homelessness once and for all. Caritas Anchor House is hosting the reception on 8th October 2019, to draw attention to...
23rd September 2019
“If there was no Caritas Anchor House, or supported accommodation for people experiencing homelessness, I would be on the streets like many others” Susan has lived in East London for over 40 years, after moving to the UK from Grenada aged 10. However, in the run-up to the 2012 Olympics, Susan’s...
18th September 2019
Caritas Anchor House was delighted to be a highly commended finalist at the Charity Today Awards, in the Community Impact Award category. Now in its ninth year, the national Charity Today Awards reward individuals and organisations around the UK who have demonstrated excellence within the charity...
18th September 2019
A total of 84,740 households were in temporary accommodation across the country at the end of March this year, 66% of which were in the capital. This number has reached its highest level since 2007, and is an increase of 77% from the lowest figures seen in 2010. Temporary accommodation includes...
28th August 2019
Caritas Anchor House is working in partnership with Newham Citizens - part of The East London Community Organisation (TELCO) – on a project where residents work together to find a common cause to campaign for. Together, they chose to focus the project on the housing crisis in Newham which has...
16th August 2019
This week we have opened our new Resident’s IT Suite, which boasts new computers funded by The Edward Gostling Foundation, in a newly built room funded by an anonymous foundation. A spokesperson from The Edward Gostling Foundation said "We are delighted to support Caritas Anchor with a grant...
8th August 2019
With almost 50,000 young people getting involved each year, the National Citizen Service (NCS) project, run by The Challenge, is a fantastic way for young people to meet peers from different backgrounds and take on a project which positively affects their community. We were approached by a group...
30th July 2019
In a resident’s survey about our services last year, one of the main things that residents said they would benefit from is kitchen facilities. Up until the opening, we had been providing simple meals, but now residents are able to store, prepare and enjoy meals of their choice – around their own...

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