Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

14th July 2017
The event, themed Building New Beginnings, marked the opening of our new building which includes 25 studio flats to ease the transition into independent living for those who have experienced homelessness. The flats form part of our Home and Hope Appeal, which has also seen the construction of...
13th July 2017
Please vote for Caritas Anchor House here: https://www.wishpond.com/lp/2201167/ First launched in 2015, Community Kitchens, which is run by British cooking brand Stoves, seeks to enrich projects in the local community by offering a total of £20,000 in appliances to help them transform their...
23rd June 2017
Caritas Anchor House has recently completed the construction of 25 move-on flats for previously homeless residents, as part of our £15.3million Home and Hope Appeal. The flats are designed to help residents achieve a sustainable transition back into independent living. Those living in the flats...
23rd June 2017
Caritas Anchor House offers a home and support to over 250 homeless people each year, some of whom are refugees. Homeless people face many challenges, but refugees have often also faced violence in their home country, whilst many have lost family, friends and don’t have access to a support network...
9th June 2017
The group stayed at a country house set in the beautiful grounds of Abbotswick in Essex at the end of May, as part of a three day mindfulness retreat with two Lifestyle Architects. The retreat aims to provide our residents with a safe space for relaxation and personal reflection, away from busy...
2nd June 2017
At Caritas Anchor House, we recognise the benefits and skills our residents acquire from volunteering and that’s why we have a dedicated volunteering programme which supports them to develop their skills, explore activities of interest and become active members of our local community in East London...
22nd May 2017
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,...
12th May 2017
Around 250 people, representing faith groups across the borough, attended the event at Old Town Hall, Stratford, designed to help build on the work of faith groups across Newham  and how it could be used to benefit the whole borough. As part of the evening eight residents, one from each of the...
11th May 2017
Mental Health Awareness Week aims to raise awareness and start more conversations around mental health, and this year’s theme is Surviving or Thriving. The Walk and Talk session was held with the service users of Powerhouse, a local organisation which works to empower marginalised women who have...
10th May 2017
The Art for Fun Exhibition runs from 5 – 11 May at the Beckton Globe Library, in Newham, and all are welcome to attend, free of charge. As well as showcasing pieces created by amateur artists, workshops will also run on selected days. The art class at Caritas Anchor House has been established for...

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