Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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.
21st April 2010
Anchor House Director Keith Fernett officially opens the women only lounge at Anchor House! Keith opens the women-only lounge A few years ago, Anchor House made a positive decision to increase the number of female residents. In doing so we were able to create a women only floor of the building....
20th April 2010
Anchor House is delighted to welcome, highly experienced, former professional musician Steve Nolan to it's personal development team. Steve first worked with Anchor House in his capacity as Senior Project Manager for Access to Music, a leading music education provider. Having run the acclaimed...
20th April 2010
On Wednesday this week, Maurice, the Head of Personal Development at Anchor House had never visited Twitter.  An e-mail from Aspire Oxford (a Social Enterprise supporting people who have experienced homelessness, into work) changed all that, when Rick, the Partnership Development Manager, read our...
19th April 2010
Anchor House launches its Social Media Newsroom and bespoke news template at Pressitt. The Anchor House Newsroom can be found at http://anchor-house.pressitt.com/ and will now act as a hub for all the Anchor Houses press release and news. The Pressitt newsroom will help Anchor House to engage with...

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