Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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...
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...

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