Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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...
7th April 2010
During April, four key members of the Anchor House team are to visit a national exhibition on drugs and alcohol. This is the largest event in the UK for GPs, shared care workers, service users, nurses and other primary care staff, specialists, commissioners and researchers interested in and...
7th April 2010
Maurice Price, head of the development team at Anchor House has recently visited The Quays, a Riverside ECHG hostel in Kent, to explore ways of working together to share their knowledge, information and best practice. The Quays, located in a deprived area of Sittingbourne, faces similar economic...
7th April 2010
Anchor House, in conjunction with St Marks Community Centre in Beckton and Nulife day service for adults with learning disabilities are establishing a training kitchen for people with learning disabilities and the homeless. The innovative venture will be based at St Marks in Beckton with a second...
7th April 2010
Anchor House is delighted to be working in partnership with local company Kilnbridge Construction, who have approached us to provide an in-house catering service for their organisation. In preparation, the kitchen is currently being refurbished to the design and specification of Anchor House...
30th November 2009
What does our new reality mean? In dealing with over a hundred homeless, ostensibly single people, we have gone back to the basics, as I have had to ask myself what is expected of me and my staff. Our residents give us the answer everyday of the week in their dealings with ourselves. We have...
20th October 2009
The team celebrated last night at the Lancaster Hotel in London after winning the 2009 Charitytimes Award for Best Use of Technology in the third sector. Director Keith Fernett commented that this marked the culmination of 3 years worth of hard work and was a significant moment for Anchor House,...
7th October 2009
For the second year running, Anchor House residents have won the Michael Whippman Award, this time for Community Involvement. This award is to reward the contributions of homeless people and aims to challenge stereotypes of homeless people. Aggrie Chikiwa, nominated by the Canning Town and Custom...

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