Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

21st November 2019
Education at Caritas Anchor House
We provide a home and tailored support to hundreds of people experiencing homelessness each year, as well as opportunities to improve health and wellbeing, and access training and employment support. But we want to do so much more, and to do so, we need your help. From 12noon on Tuesday 3rd...
20th November 2019
Dear London, We are in a crisis. The charity Shelter warns that some 170,000 people are homeless in London today. That is 1 in 53 people in this city who do not have a safe and secure place to call home. We can all see the problem on our streets. Official statistics show the number of rough...
8th November 2019
The project has been hailed as the most-ambitious community programme ever implemented by a premier league club, where players from the men’s, women’s and Academy teams have supported the local community. The event was attended by the men’s and woman’s first teams, and Dame Karren Brady, the Vice-...
28th October 2019
Over the many years that Caritas Anchor House has been providing life-changing services to community members in Newham, thousands of people have used the communal lounge and social space. The room had, understandably, seen better days and so earlier this year Caritas Anchor House embarked on a...
28th October 2019
The #WeAreOneNewham conference aimed to bring together third sector organisations from the borough, to inspire conversation and strategy around how we can best support our communities, as well as facilitating new and exciting collaborations. Ensuring person centred services lie at the heart of...
25th October 2019
This year we are delighted to be hosting our very first Christmas Concert, where we hope to bring together our residents, supporters, partners and the local community to enjoy an evening of festivities and kick off the season with some wonderful music. Taking place on Wednesday 27th November...
14th October 2019
We know many people were looking forward to the event, and so we are very sorry for any inconvenience caused.Our event aimed to draw attention to the homelessness crisis on a local level, and showcase the people and stories behind the statistics. Attendees would have heard about all we have...
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...

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