The Cardinal Hume Centre’s Chief Executive, Cathy Corcoran, gave oral evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee for the inquiry ‘The Future of JobCentre Plus’ this week.
“Richard helped me so much. He made me feel strong when I was weak and he understands me. I give all my thanks to him. He told me I’d get my dream job, but I didn’t believe him” Joewell first came to the Centre in 2008. She was unemployed and living in a homeless hostel nearby. She had aspirations of […]
Darryl left the Centre four-years-ago, in a much better situation than when he arrived, and things have kept improving for him.
In-Work Club offers a level of support far beyond just getting people into any job. Find out how this popular service is turning lives around.
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….
Read an account of our Welfare Rights Officer’s typical day helping the vulnerable people who come to the Centre for advice.
When Yassir first came to the Cardinal Hume Centre for help he was demoralised, lacking confidence and fired up by a sense of injustice. His family were struggling, his father was sick, and Yassir needed to find work in order to look after them. “I’ve got a lot of responsibilities,” says Yassir. “At the end of the day it’s not […]
We were all very moved by the generosity displayed by our supporters before Christmas, and our clients were incredibly appreciative. Please watch this watch this special short video.
Not just a roof over her head. Read how the Centre helped start a promising career.
Luke has battled leukaemia since he was two years old, but this hasn’t effected his work ethic. Thanks to the Centre he has been able to get back into employment.
After using the Cardinal Hume Centre’s services 15 years ago, Annarita is now a published poet and has dedicated a poem to the Centre.
We have been running a new employment programme in our hostel, Best of British, to help our young people develop key skills. The more exposed young people are to different work places, the better their understanding of what employers are looking for. The Best of British programme was launched to increase workplace awareness, through visits to various local employers. The […]