Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

3rd December 2013
World Aids Day takes place on 1st December each year and aims to raise awareness of HIV. This disease is one of the most destructive pandemics in history, being the cause of more than 25 million deaths between 1981 and 2007. Today, although scientific advances have helped us to understand the...
22nd November 2013
Please see the latest news from our partner, CSAN (Caritas Social Action Network): Bishop John Arnold, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and Trustee of Caritas Social Action Network (CSAN) has called upon parliamentarians to take inspiration from Pope Francis and be a “voice on poverty in our world...
21st November 2013
East London charity, Anchor House, has been awarded £150,000 to tackle rough sleeping in Newham. Anchor House is one of the 30 projects across the country to benefit from the latest instalment of the multi-million pound Homelessness Transition Fund, which is administered by Homeless Link and...
18th November 2013
Alcohol Awareness Week runs from Monday 18th to Sunday 24th November 2013, and across the UK organisations will be putting on events to encourage discussion around the serious issue of alcohol misuse. Organised by Alcohol Concern, this year's theme is 'Conversations about Alcohol' and the week’s...
18th October 2013
Over the past quarter, Anchor House has seen the continuation of changes started around six months ago. We are continuing to receive referrals with increasingly complex needs, something which is reflected in the Specialist Needs statistics. During the last three months, we have seen our Housing...
17th October 2013
Anchor House was runner up and Highly Commended in the category of ‘Social Champion’ at the Charity Times Awards 2013 last night. Described as a charity ‘exploring new paradigms of service delivery, achieving ground-breaking results, and contributing to the intellectual debate about the future of...
11th October 2013
Thursday 10 October 2013 brought together individuals from a wealth of different backgrounds to mark World Homeless Day at a reception at the House of Commons. The event, put on by homeless charity Anchor House and sponsored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, attracted the likes of former...
3rd October 2013
On World Homeless Day, 10 October 2013, advocates focus on the estimated 100 million people around the globe who live without a roof over their heads, yet are so easily overlooked. In London alone, the homeless population increased by an astonishing 62% percent in just two years, with 6,500 rough...
1st October 2013
Smoking is the single biggest killer in the UK. According to Public Health England figures published this September, 232 smoking related deaths were recorded in Newham alone over the past 12 months. Research shows you can live longer by giving up smoking and that’s why, this October, Anchor House...
3rd September 2013
The Annual Review 2012 is now available to view on our website. Titled ‘Performance despite Austerity’, the review gives an analysis of our activities and results over the past year and details the progress that has been made on our Home and Hope Appeal. Overall, 2012 was a year of intense change...

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