Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

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...
7th October 2009
Anchor House is delighted to announce it has successfully bid to DCLG’s ‘Places of Change’ agenda. This commitment from government will lead to major improvements to Anchor House and enable us to provide quality accommodation and quality services to inspire and motivate homeless people to move...

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