How we work

We put the individual at the centre of everything we do.

Everyone who comes to the Cardinal Hume Centre is treated as an individual and much of our work is done on a one to one basis. The first question we ask is ‘what do you want to achieve?’ By taking this approach we are able to move away from simply categorising someone as homeless, a single parent, unemployed, a migrant or asylum seeker, and tailor our services to meet a person’s specific and often complex needs. Our ultimate goal is to help people achieve greater resilience and wellbeing. Our work is targeted at supporting people to overcome the barriers they face in achieving this. We focus on four critical areas of need: income, housing, education and legal status.  

Our person centred approach: