Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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...
30th August 2013
Saturday 31st August is International Overdose Awareness Day, which aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug and alcohol related deaths. It also spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable and encourages open discussion around the realities of...
15th August 2013
On the 24th of July, Anchor House received a visit from four generous sixth formers from St Angela’s and St Bonaventure’s School sixth form.  Tayo, Priya, Nilukxy and Jinsa, who are part of the Envision Group, a community social action group within their sixth form, have acknowledged that “action...
14th August 2013
Source: The Guardian, Erwin James - Wednesday 14 August 2013 From criminal to trainee cook: 'I owe Gordon Ramsay a lot' Anthony Kelly says celebrity chef and a homelessness project gave him a chance to turn his life around. "I'm a work in progress," says Anthony Kelly, former career criminal,...
12th August 2013
On Sunday 18th August, the Anchor House Recovery Café, aptly named ‘De Novo’ - meaning ‘New Beginnings’ - will have its grand opening. Designed to enable people who are going through recovery to discuss their stories and socialise with like-minded people, the Café is open every Sunday, providing...
12th August 2013
On the 27th and 28th of July, thirteen courageous individuals from Euromoney took part in the physically demanding Virgin Active London Triathlon with the target of raising £5000. The iconic triathlon involved a 1500m swim in the Thames, a 40km bike ride through London, finishing with a 10km run....
8th August 2013
Anchor House is honoured to announce that we are one of 18 finalists for the annual Centre for Social Justice Awards. These awards aim to identify effective poverty fighting groups from across the UK, and will award six small voluntary groups and other local projects a grant of £10,000. Winners...

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