Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

21st April 2010
Exciting news this week as Steve Nolan and Eve O'Keefe release the fabulous Anchor House anthem, produced entirely in-house with some of our residents? First play in the canteen was received with a round of applause and requests to play it again! If you have not heard it yet, you can listen here.
21st April 2010
Anchor House Director Keith Fernett officially opens the women only lounge at Anchor House! Keith opens the women-only lounge A few years ago, Anchor House made a positive decision to increase the number of female residents. In doing so we were able to create a women only floor of the building...
20th April 2010
Anchor House is delighted to welcome, highly experienced, former professional musician Steve Nolan to it's personal development team. Steve first worked with Anchor House in his capacity as Senior Project Manager for Access to Music, a leading music education provider. Having run the acclaimed...
20th April 2010
On Wednesday this week, Maurice, the Head of Personal Development at Anchor House had never visited Twitter.  An e-mail from Aspire Oxford (a Social Enterprise supporting people who have experienced homelessness, into work) changed all that, when Rick, the Partnership Development Manager, read our...
19th April 2010
Anchor House launches its Social Media Newsroom and bespoke news template at Pressitt. The Anchor House Newsroom can be found at http://anchor-house.pressitt.com/ and will now act as a hub for all the Anchor Houses press release and news. The Pressitt newsroom will help Anchor House to engage with...
7th April 2010
During April, four key members of the Anchor House team are to visit a national exhibition on drugs and alcohol. This is the largest event in the UK for GPs, shared care workers, service users, nurses and other primary care staff, specialists, commissioners and researchers interested in and...
7th April 2010
Maurice Price, head of the development team at Anchor House has recently visited The Quays, a Riverside ECHG hostel in Kent, to explore ways of working together to share their knowledge, information and best practice. The Quays, located in a deprived area of Sittingbourne, faces similar economic...
7th April 2010
Anchor House, in conjunction with St Marks Community Centre in Beckton and Nulife day service for adults with learning disabilities are establishing a training kitchen for people with learning disabilities and the homeless. The innovative venture will be based at St Marks in Beckton with a second...
7th April 2010
Anchor House is delighted to be working in partnership with local company Kilnbridge Construction, who have approached us to provide an in-house catering service for their organisation. In preparation, the kitchen is currently being refurbished to the design and specification of Anchor House...
30th November 2009
What does our new reality mean? In dealing with over a hundred homeless, ostensibly single people, we have gone back to the basics, as I have had to ask myself what is expected of me and my staff. Our residents give us the answer everyday of the week in their dealings with ourselves. We have...

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