James’s Story

James's story

At 17, James had nowhere to live. The Centre hostel provided an escape from homelessness, and James started turning his life around.
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A Christmas message

2020 hasn’t been an easy year for anyone. At its heart Christmas is a time for celebrating the potential in all life and a time for hope. You will always find that hope at the Cardinal Hume Centre. Breaking out of poverty and escaping homelessness, takes courage and bravery. We may be working differently, but we remain resolutely open for […]


Annabelle’s story

Annabelle and her baby were facing lockdown in complete isolation until they came to the Cardinal Hume Centre.


A Lenten Journey

Lent is traditionally a time for reflection – for thinking about the difference we can make in the world, and in our own lives. Jenny Hazelden reflects here on her work as an English language teacher at the Cardinal Hume Centre.


The Big Bed Down Challenge

Join our Big Bed Down Challenge to help tackle poverty and homelessness. Will you take on the Big Bed Down Challenge? Sign up today Whether you lie on your lawn, sleep on your sofa or camp in your kitchen, all the money you raise will help people to escape homelessness. We know one night does not compare to the reality […]


Christmas Carols at the Cathedral for the Centre

Land Securities, the company responsible for the recent transformation of Victoria, is hosting an even bigger and better Christmas carol concert at Westminster Cathedral in aid of the Centre, following the success of last year’s inaugural event.  The festivities will spread beyond the Cathedral too, as ticket holders will be invited to a post-concert reception on the roof garden at […]


From volunteer to priest

During National Volunteers’ Week, one of the Centre’s volunteers, Ross, will become a priest of the Diocese of Portsmouth. Here Ross shares why he decided to volunteer with the Centre as part of his training to become a priest and what it was like to work with young people wanting to turn their lives around. As part of our formation […]