No such thing as a ‘perfect family’

So often we feel that we don’t live up to the ideal of what the family should look like or be. We compare our families to those seen on TV, to the family life our friends portray, to the photographs we see on social media and, if honest, to what we think the Church expects of our family. Yet in […]

Josef’s story

There are many reasons people become homeless; abuse, addiction, revenge eviction. What about bureaucracy? Read about Josef’s family.

Annette’s Story

It is never an easy step leaving a job you are unhappy in – especially when the next step is an unknown – but working in a job which causes inordinate amounts of stress takes its toll….

The national debate comes to the Centre

What separates the parties? Where do they stand on poverty and homelessness? To answers these questions and more we welcomed in three highly knowledgeable guest speakers.

General Election 2015: What matters is our action

With just three weeks until the General Election, the Centre continues to encourage all volunteers, clients and staff to find out about the stance of candidates on issues that matter to them, and use their voice.

Primary Schools Homelessness film

Our new film is specifically aimed at primary school children. The film introduces homelessness, what the Cardinal Hume Centre does to help and how your school can get involved. If you would like a hard copy of the film, more information about Change A Life, or for our community fundraiser to visit your school (distance permitting) – please email