New immigration rules targeting people sleeping rough will endanger lives, undermine progress in reducing homelessness and must be reconsidered.
What’s inside? Our report looks at how we have raised funds over the last year and how and where we have spent it. There are also some lovely real stories from clients of the Centre to illustrate the impact that the Centre’s work has on individuals. Once such case is that of Adams who suffers from anxiety and came to […]
Wednesday 17 June 2020 marks the 21st anniversary of Cardinal Hume’s death. Thinking of him reminded me of a story I was told, about how he would start tours for young priests of Westminster Cathedral outside, rather than inside the building. He did this to be amongst the people who were homeless and slept near its steps. I am told […]
Our mental picture of a refugee is likely to be someone picked up from a small boat in the Mediterranean or found hiding in a back of a lorry, but some asylum seekers are already in the UK when they realise they can’t return home. Debbie, our Immigration Manager, tells us of a person she has recently helped. Michael* was in […]
Responding to the current health crisis I am writing to update you on how the Cardinal Hume Centre is responding to the extraordinary health crisis. We are working in ways we would not have imagined a few weeks ago but I am extremely proud to say we are continuing to offer a critical and frontline service. The evidence increasingly suggests that it is […]
Calling all home heroes! Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Why not help the work of the Cardinal Hume Centre at the same time? Create your own tough mudder challenge, walk 2.6km around your house in fancy dress – that’s 3,412 steps! The money raised will mean we can continue to support families living in poverty. Despite the […]