Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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...
20th November 2012
Are you worried about the amount of alcohol you drink? Are you worried about a friend or relative and need some advice? Not sure what services in Newham can help you? As part of this year's National Alcohol Awareness Week (19-25 November) Anchor House are raising awareness of the effects of...
20th November 2012
This Christmas, St Katharine Docks will host a Winter Wonderland theme on Marble Quay each Friday in the lead up to the Christmas holidays, with the Anchor House choir singing your favourite traditional carols. The choir, made up of homeless residents, will be joining choirs from Freshfields...
12th October 2012
On Thursday 11th October 2012, as part of Fareshare’s volunteering programme, we were joined by Thomas Tiley of Elanco who spent the day working with our chefs and resident volunteers in the kitchen of our homelessness charity. Elanco is a partner organisation of Fareshare, who support and...
3rd October 2012
On the 10th of October 2012 millions of people around the world will mark World Homeless Day in various ways to change the lives of homeless people in their local community. Anchor House is calling on the public to help raise money in aid of some of London’s most vulnerable people. The money...
25th September 2012
Tim Campbell MBE, an English businessman best known as the winner of the first series of The Apprentice, visited East London homelessness charity Anchor House this week, in an effort to inspire the residents to fulfil their dreams. Tim, 35, was born in Plaistow - just down the road from the...

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