Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

30th April 2018
Caritas Anchor House at the Charity Walk for Peace
The Charity Walk for Peace is organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Elders Association (AMEA) and aims to develop strong, cohesive communities. The walk raises hundreds of thousands pounds each year which is distributed to local and national charities that provide practical help to vulnerable people,...
23rd April 2018
Gavin with his London Marathon medal
The London Marathon is one of the most iconic sporting events in the country. It is an incredible achievement and demonstration of endurance and commitment. On Sunday 22nd April 2018, over 40,000 runners took to the streets of London, but this is not just a sporting event – in 2017 a record-...
20th April 2018
Mary Whitfield
Mary has a wealth of experience in the sector, and has spent the majority of her career working in senior positions in supported housing and housing associations. She brings with her an impressive skillset around strategy development, operational management and social impact delivery.Mary has most...
19th April 2018
Caritas Anchor House and NEWway staff
Caritas Anchor House were honoured to be invited to celebrate alongside former guests, staff, volunteers and partners of NEWway, who together have created an invaluable network of support for homeless people in Newham. Sian, our Team Leader and Senior Practitioner, said, “Newham has the largest...
19th April 2018
Housing Heroes Awards Finalist
The Housing Heroes Awards are organised by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, and designed to celebrate hard work and stand-out individuals and teams across the housing sector. This year, we are delighted to have the diversity and inclusivity of our staff recognised. Our staff...
16th April 2018
Research team
“At Caritas Anchor House, we always put our residents at the centre of our work, and we have taken new steps to ensure they are also involved in our decision making” – Victoria Palazzo, Impact Manager Over the last three months, we have been inviting current and former residents of Caritas Anchor...
28th March 2018
Emin, John and Terry
Easter signifies the start of spring, a season that brings transformation and new beginnings. At Caritas Anchor House, we embrace this season of hope and renewal, and encourage our residents to get inspired and take steps in building their own new beginnings. Caritas Anchor House offers more than...
23rd March 2018
NHS mobile van outside
This Saturday 24th March marks World TB Day, an important commemoration which builds public awareness of the widespread problem and risk of tuberculosis (TB). TB can cause devastating health, social and economic consequences and claims over 4,500 lives a day across the globe. It is a bacterial...
6th March 2018
Staff, residents and CWAP members
We were delighted to attend the Charity Walk for Peace Reception on Friday 2nd March, where we were able to meet and hear from the organisers of this wonderful community engagement and fundraising event. The strong sense of excitement and achievement from both the Charity Walk for Peace team, and...
27th February 2018
UK housing awards logo
As the biggest award ceremony of their kind, the UK Housing Awards showcase the very best the housing sector has to offer. This nomination recognises that Caritas Anchor House has an innovative approach, and remains resolute in ensuring that those who come to us for help never experience life...

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