Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

24th April 2012
A housing association in Stoke-on-Trent, Brighter Futures, has declined Newham Council’s request to take on 500 families in immediate need of housing citing fears of “social cleansing” and rise of right wing extremism. Responding to the development, Keith Fernett, Director of Anchor House, a...
9th March 2012
In association with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Allen & Overy LLP, Royal Bank of Canada and The Financial Times, City Music Services and Anchor House are delighted to present a unique Gala Music evening, to be held at Sadler's Wells Theatre on Sunday 29th April at 6.30pm.  All money...
4th March 2012
It is a story about friendship, loss, and the way in which we choose to deal with personal trauma. For Stanley, what he lacks in material possessions, he makes up for with his vivid imagination and an insatiable desire to tell stories. This unique film, which premiered at the Rich Mix cinema in...
3rd February 2012
People are being asked to share their own definition of the word "homefullness". Here ITN news presenter and Anchor House Patron Julie Etchingham shares her thoughts. For more information about the #homefullness campaign, please click here.  
29th January 2012
Anchor House is on a mission to turn homelessness into homefullness by enlisting the support of the public in a bid to raise awareness for its cause via social media networks. Anchor House, a residential and life-skills centre for single homeless people in Canning Town, East London, launched its ‘...
18th January 2012
For those interested in donating to Anchor House –you can now do it with a touch of a button - via your mobile phone. This month we launched a text giving service as part of our Homeless Sunday Campaign. People can text the word HOPE to the number 70300 to give £3. Or if people want to provide...
3rd January 2012
This article was sourced from The Economist, 31st December 2011. Few tourists find their way to the borough of Newham in London’s East End, though that will change in 2012 when the Olympic games arrive. Tucked between Tower Hamlets and the Thames, Newham is a poor place, the second most deprived...
3rd November 2011
As temperatures start to drop tonight, more than 40 students will know what it is like to be homeless. The students from London’s School of Economics will endure eight hours on the street as part of a campaign run by the Student Union's Islamic Society. The aim is to raise awareness for the issue...
19th October 2011
  (from left) Chairman Monsignor Armitage and Director Keith Fernett with some of Anchor House's high profile Patrons   More than £1 million in pledges were offered in support of homeless charity Anchor House on Monday at an event attended by more than 200 people at the Inner Temple in London....

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