Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

7th May 2013
In just three months’ time, on 27-28 July, the 2013 Virgin Active London Triathlon takes place and thirteen brave individuals from Euromoney are going to swim, cycle and run their way to the finish line in aid of Anchor House, a residential and life skills centre based in Canning Town. Made up of...
7th May 2013
Keith Fernett and Dominic Raab, MP When the Centre for Social Justice asked for volunteers to be part of their Inner City Challenge, Dominic Raab, MP for Esher and Walton, immediately put his hand up. The challenge asks MPs from all political parties to undertake a voluntary placement in some of...
7th May 2013
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, MET Commissioner with Keith Fernett, Director of Anchor House As part of an on-going conversation with London’s faith communities, the London Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner, Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, visited the East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre last...
26th April 2013
Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford, writes: Newham is one of the places where the welfare reforms will hit hardest, according to new research. A study by university researchers into the disproportionate effect of the reforms has places Newham among the 20 districts with the largest absolute...
23rd April 2013
Kick On, a London based project aimed at rebuilding the lives of homeless and vulnerable people through football, played their first ever football match this Wednesday and the turnout was overwhelming. Started with the help of Nigel Miles and Anchor House, Kick On was founded by John Knowles, who...
22nd April 2013
For the past five years, Waitrose have been running a programme called ‘Community Matters’ where each branch chooses three local good causes to support a month, and in November 2012 Anchor House was one of the lucky few chosen. The scheme works by giving customers a token at the checkout which...
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...

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