Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

21st December 2015
Throughout the year, we have continued to deliver vital support for those affected by homelessness, substance misuse, mental health, domestic abuse and crime and demand for our services is higher than ever. On top of this, we received visits from celebrities, were recognised in national and local...
16th December 2015
Friends Deaf Club logo
Friends Deaf Club occurs on the third Friday of each month, and is the first of its kind in the local area. The club will act as a community centre for deaf people, and will offer advice from the London Deaf Information Service, as well as presentations on various topics such as crime prevention,...
8th December 2015
Big Lottery Fund logo
Announced today, Caritas Anchor House is one of multiple projects across the country to benefit from The Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities programme, to support communities most in need to give people better chances. The Big Lottery Fund distributes 40% of the money raised by the National...
19th November 2015
“Dropping the Anchor” was performed by actor Darren Hart, as part of the Home Theatre project organised by the Theatre Royal Stratford East. The Theatre Royal selected a cross section of London residences to host the productions, more than half of whom were not regular theatre-goers, and Caritas...
19th November 2015
The exhibition was hosted by four distinguished artists; Emma Pawle, Wendy Hannam, Olivia Pethybridge and Annabel Ridley, who chose to support the work of Caritas Anchor House by donating a percentage of the proceeds from the night to us. During the reception, which was attended by the staff and...
18th November 2015
Baubles on a christmas tree
At Caritas Anchor House we hope to bring some Christmas cheer to those that we work with, who often have the very least in life, and believe that the season is a time of charity, love and goodwill. That’s why we only have one wish on our Christmas list – to help give our residents a better life,...
18th November 2015
The 25 flats are being built adjacent to the main Caritas Anchor House building. As leaving the supportive environment of Caritas Anchor House can be a shock for some residents, these self sufficient flats will act as transitional accommodation for those who need a bit more support when making...
18th November 2015
Alcohol awareness week logo
Organised by Alcohol Concern, the theme of this year’s awareness week is “The impact of alcohol on health and society”. For many people, an alcoholic drink can be a nice way to unwind after a long day, but it doesn’t take much for a few drinks to turn into a more serious problem. Current health...
17th November 2015
The Homeless not Hopeless festival is being held at The Hive in Dalston and will see all profits from evening go to supporting East London homeless charity Caritas Anchor House. Festival goers will see performances from up-and-coming bands, DJs, acoustics acts and solo singers, and the event...
19th October 2015
stoptober logo
Led by Public Health England, Stoptober challenges the 10 million smokers in Britain to go smoke free for 28 days, after which you’re five times more likely to quit for good. The benefits of quitting smoking include reduced risk of illnesses such as lung cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke,...

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