Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Our News in Brief

Our News in Brief

22nd April 2016
Hannah works at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, who have previously given work placement to homeless residents living at Caritas Anchor House, as well as sponsoring our World Homeless Day reception at the House of Commons. She has been training since December and is aiming for a time of 4:50. She...
21st April 2016
Despite the challenges we have faced, such as partner organisations changing, austerity measures and operating from a building which has been demolished by 40%, we continue to achieve good results. In the past quarter 21 of our residents moved onto independent living – a key objective for each...
19th April 2016
Here you can find information about the work we do, the services we provide, and the lives we change. Caritas Anchor House is a residential and life-skills centre for single homeless adults, and acts as a community empowerment hub in the local area. Our driving mission is to ensure that those who...
15th April 2016
The Boleyn Ground is the former home of West Ham United, who agreed to sell the ground to the Galliard Group in 2014 for development. However, initial plans submitted showed that of the 838 units, only 51, only 6%, would be affordable and none were to be social housing. There is an acute need for...
15th April 2016
There was a fantastic turn out at the our awards ceremony – an annual event which celebrates the incredible achievements of those who call Caritas Anchor House home, and recognises the hard work of our staff and community partners. The evening started with an acoustic performance by group You...
14th April 2016
The Boleyn Ground is the former home of West Ham United, who agreed to sell the ground to the Galliard Group in 2014 for development. However, initial plans submitted showed that of the 838 units, only 51 or 6%, would be affordable and none were to be social housing. There is an acute need for...
11th March 2016
The number of people sleeping rough in England on any one night has doubled since 2010 and increased by 30% in the last year, with an estimated 3,569 people now sleeping on the streets across England, according to new government figures. London had 940 people sleeping on the streets on one night...
8th March 2016
The day has been observed since the early 1900’s, and is also used to call for gender equality. Today, we’d like to highlight the achievements of Caritas Anchor House resident Debbie Brown. Having lost her home in July 2012 as a result of depression and substance misuse, Debbie spent three years...
9th February 2016
A report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists found that only 24% of adults with common mental health problems will receive treatment, compared to 94% of people with diabetes. Mental health also falls behind in terms of funding too, receives just 13% of NHS funding. Baroness Hollins, Chair of...
5th February 2016
The Power Programme is delivered by Catalyst in Communities, a not-for-profit social enterprise which works with marginalised community groups, and is funded by the People’s Health Trust. Caritas Anchor House offers a home and support to those who have been affected by homelessness, substance...

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