Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

19th October 2010
Leapfrog Day Nursery, based at the Excel Centre in Newham, put all their efforts into a harvest festival collection, and presented Anchor House with a bumper food donation!  Thank you to all the parents and children who helped!   Leapfrog presenting the food donation to Director Keith Fernett...
15th October 2010
Following on from Anchor House's triumphant win at the National Training Awards this week, a case study of both Anchor House and our Head of Education and Training Aggrie Chikiwa was produced by UK Skills. Here is a segment of the case study, contributed by Learning and Skills Solutions Ltd, a...
14th October 2010
Anchor House and Aggrie Chikiwa - Anchor House’s Head of Education and Training - have been honoured with prestigious National Training Awards in recognition of their outstanding contribution and commitment to training, learning and development in the workplace. Anchor House and Aggrie were...
4th October 2010
This week saw the start of a new partnership with Canning Town Library. Maurice Price says, “Deborah Peck, the Librarian at Canning Town, and her team could not have been more welcoming”. Deborah and the team set aside most of a morning so that residents of Anchor House could have a thorough...
10th September 2010
Anchor House’s continued pursuit of service quality through innovation and the development of new approaches to the rejuvenation of homeless people has seen them working with the 2020 Public Services Trust at the Royal Society of Arts and this week saw the launch of their ‘ 2020 Public Safety –...
3rd September 2010
We are very pleased to announce that Director of Anchor House, Keith Fernett, was Highly Commended and the runner up in the category of Charity Principal of the Year at the Charity Times Awards. Keith was nominated for his outstanding management and leadership skills which has been illustrated by...
30th July 2010
The recent visit to Abbotswick Spiritual Retreat proved to be a great success and some of the tributes from the residents participating in the retreat when they got back to Anchor House proved to be extremely moving.   Abbotswick House  A large proportion of the work carried out at Anchor House...
27th July 2010
Delis is a dedicated volunteer, having become involved in each of the communities that he has lived in the past. In some of these projects he has been able to help younger people stay on the straight and narrow.  He thinks that ‘there is always someone who needs your help...no matter where you are...
21st July 2010
Keith Fernett, Director of Anchor House has been shortlisted to win a Charity Times Award 2010 in the Charity Principal of the Year category. Charity Principal of the Year is awarded to an executive head of an organisation who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and management skills in the...
14th July 2010
Anne Cooper – part of the Fundraising Team at Anchor House, ran the British 10k in the heart of London in an impressive 1 hour 16 minutes! It was a fantastic day and there is still a chance to sponsor Anne here.  If you have been inspired and would like to get involved in the adidas Women’s 5K...

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