Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

19th April 2013
When a class of Year 11 pupils at Sarah Bonnell School in Stratford were asked by their teacher to choose a local charity to support as part of their citizenship class, they really took the task to heart. Deciding on Anchor House, an award winning residential and life skills centre for homeless...
19th April 2013
Anchor House is continuing to develop our role as a mutual aid hub for substance misuse in Newham and will soon begin work on a Recovery Hub. This project will include the creation of a Recovery Café and aims to strengthen Anchor House’s relationship with the local community by providing vital...
10th April 2013
Running is hard work for anyone, but for somebody like Chris Cashen, who is trying to turn his life around, it's a lifesaver. Chris has battled homelessness and substance misuse, but is putting all that behind him with the help of Anchor House, an East End homeless charity. “Anchor House is a...
8th April 2013
Anchor House is proud to be the chosen charity of the year for Euromoney’s FX Survey Awards Dinner which will be taking place on the 8th May, 2013 at The Brewery, London. The event will see an evening of charity and awards, where worldwide treasurers, traders and investors rate the banks they use...
2nd April 2013
SDP Solutions, who in partnership with Anchor House provide Live Train, picked up the prize for Training Excellence at the Construction News Specialists Awards ceremony, held at the London Hilton on Tuesday 26th March 2013. Live Train is a 12-14 week construction programme which gives the...
1st March 2013
On Thursday 28 February 2013, Cardboard Citizens came to Anchor House to perform Glasshouse, a play by award-winning poet, lyricist and writer Kate Tempest as part of their tour of London hostels, day centres, prisons and theatres. Cardboard Citizens is a forum theatre company and has been...
28th February 2013
Anchor House has got Talent! On Tuesday 19th February 2013, East End homeless charity Anchor House held its annual entertainment and awards evening, titled “Anchor House has got Talent”. Homeless residents, staff and guests from the local community and businesses were entertained by...
14th February 2013
Anchor House was proud to be the chosen charity of the year for EuroWeek’s 10th Syndicated Loans & Leveraged Finance Awards which took place on 13th February, 2013. The event saw the banks, investors, borrowers, lawyers and private equity houses come together at London’s Guildhall for their...
4th February 2013
As the austerity measures start to bite, the consistency of service delivery has been difficult to maintain as we have had to be able to deal with innumerable problems. In one week some 32 residents had their benefits suspended, mostly for very arbitrary reasons; partnership working with the...
14th January 2013
Every year Bishop Thomas McMahon, of the Brentwood Diocese, pays a pastoral visit to Anchor House and the Friars of the renewal who both operate services for homeless and disadvantaged people in Canning Town. At Anchor House, Bishop Thomas met a cross section of staff and residents as he held in...

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