Welcome to Caritas Anchor House

Caritas Anchor House is a residential and life skills centre for single homeless people. Based in the East End of London, we support over 200 people each year, giving them so much more than just a roof over their heads. Our aim is to address the root causes of homelessness and create sustainable solutions that ensure the people we help will never find themselves in that situation again.

Caritas Anchor House News

Bevan Brittan Give and Gain at Caritas Anchor House

The sun came out for the annual Give and Gain day this Friday at Caritas Anchor House, as residents and staff members played host to volunteers from law firm Bevan Brittan. Give and Gain day, organised by Business in the Community, is a celebration of the power of employee volunteering. The enthusiastic volunteers from Bevan […]

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Mindfulness: Mental Health Awareness Week 2015

Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 11 – 17 May, aims to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues and this year is focusing on mindfulness.

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25,000 reasons to cast your vote

We’re excited to let you know that we have been chosen by the Aviva Community Fund to be in with a chance of winning £25,000 of funding for our Home and Hope Appeal. We’re asking all supporters of Caritas Anchor House to pledge their support, and you can do so in these easy steps: View our […]

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Homeless FA offering hope

Neil was sleeping on the streets, and is now living in homeless organisation Caritas Anchor House. “I was going through a bad patch in my life, and felt like there was no one to support me.” Then he was offered an opportunity to play football for his country, and his outlook was changed. The Homeless […]

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Keith's Blog

The Future of the Third Sector

In this month’s video blog, Caritas Anchor House Chief Executive, Keith Fernett, states his concern about the future for the third sector as a new government approaches. He says a major and urgent review of the administration of the government is needed and speaks of how Caritas Anchor House is facing its own extraordinary issues. […]

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Keith Fernett

Director of Caritas Anchor House

Keith Fernett

Keith Fernett

Keith was appointed as Director of Anchor House in late 2004 when we were facing a turning point in our history. His performance management and change agent skills have taken the organisation through a period of exciting change.

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