Posts Tagged ‘Homeless Charity’

We need action on mental health services

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

A staggering one in four of us will experience some kind of mental health problem each year. Though this is a headline grabbing figure, mental health continues to be the poor relation to physical health in the UK. A report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists found that only 24% of adults with common mental health problems will receive treatment, compared to 94% of people with diabetes. Mental health also falls behind in terms of funding too, receives just 13% of NHS funding.

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Want charities to keep doing good? Sort out the VAT system

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Submitted from Andrew O’Brien. Andrew is Head of Policy at Charity Finance Group which represents over 1,250 charities and seeks to improve financial leadership in the charity sector. When people think about charities, the last thing they tend to think about is tax. They rightly think about the enormous contribution that charities make across our society, […]

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Bevan Brittan Give and Gain at Caritas Anchor House

Friday, May 15th, 2015

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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Anchor House contributes to the 2020 Public Safety Report

Friday, September 10th, 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 – Opportunities for Reform ‘ report, […]

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Is there such a thing as a homeless charity?

Monday, November 30th, 2009

The role of relationships! A few months ago I dwelt upon the challenges facing my organisation, Anchor House, in the light of  Pope Benedict’s Encyclical Caritas in Veritate: we had decided to go back to basics and, by respecting the sanctity of every individual, we are now coming to terms with our new reality.  What […]

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