Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

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Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

15th May 2018
The Mayor of Newham
On the May 4th 2018, Rokhsana was elected as the new Mayor of the London Borough of Newham, achieving 73% of the vote. Her appointment marks the first directly elected female mayor for any London borough. She has succeeded Sir Robin Wales, the longest-serving mayor in the country, who was in post...
2nd May 2018
Stress Awareness Month
Statistics show that 85% of adults report regularly feeling stressed, with just over one third of British residents reporting feeling stressed for at least one day every week. These astonishingly high statistics reinforce the need to understand and learn to manage stress in our day-to-day lives....
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...