Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

7th June 2010
Anchor House has been awarded a three year contract to manage St Marks Community Centre in Beckton East London for the Chelmsford Diocese. St Marks houses twelve community organisations in a co-location service delivery model for the Beckton Community. Anchor House and St Marks work together in...
25th May 2010
Adult Learners' week is Britain's largest and longest-running learning campaign. For one week every May the campaign aims to raise awareness of the possibilities for further education and encourages many adults, whatever their age and background to have a go at learning a new skill.  Jorge Graca...
17th May 2010
Anchor House was very sad to hear the news about Newham’s Labour MP and former Treasury Minister Stephen Timms who was stabbed twice in the stomach as he held a constituency surgery last week.  Last year Stephen Timms visited Anchor House in his capacity as communications minister in charge of the...
14th May 2010
Anchor House hosted an inspirational event today for 60 people with disabilities to enable them to consider training opportunities. Anchor House, the lifeskills and residential centre for the Homeless in Canning Town hosted a training assessment day for 60 disabled people. The day was organised by...
6th May 2010
Aggrie Chikiwa, Functional Skills Coordinator at Anchor House has sadly attended the last graduation ceremony held at Building Craft College. This award-winning and valuable partnership is no longer to receive funding because it has been deemed “no longer innovative” [sic]  Anchor House has...
6th May 2010
Anchor House is located in the most socially deprived ward in Newham, London. Newham is the 6the most deprived borough in the UK and Anchor House fully supports this exciting new EU programme which aims to focus on tackling the issue of poverty through the enouragement of new local initiatives....
28th April 2010
Some of the more green-fingered Anchor House residents are joining the Clarkson Road Food Growing Project on regular visits to help create their project site and build the raised growing beds (for accessibility) . This project is run by Canning Town and Custom House Regeneration Programme, part of...
27th April 2010
Joan Sadler, NHS Director of patient and public affairs, recently presented Keith Fernett, Director of Anchor house with the community of wellbeing award, for the work we do here at Anchor House and also out in the community, around health involvement and prevention policies. Keith Fernett...
22nd April 2010
Anchor House is always looking for new and exciting ways to enhance and develop the service it provides. We are also keen to explore new ways to invest in our future and the future of social care workers.... one of our most exciting new projects on the horizon is a potential partnership with the...
21st April 2010
Exciting news this week as Steve Nolan and Eve O'Keefe release the fabulous Anchor House anthem, produced entirely in-house with some of our residents? First play in the canteen was received with a round of applause and requests to play it again! If you have not heard it yet, you can listen here.

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