Centre’s volunteers praised in House of Lords debate

At a debate in the House of Lords this week, Lord Touhig praised the diversity of volunteers at the Cardinal Hume Centre and the support they give to the hundreds of people who come to the Centre for support each month.

Election countdown

The General Election is five weeks away and we are busy encouraging our clients to get involved.

CEO Blog – Use your vote or lose your voice

In the run up to the general election, the Centre will be encouraging and supporting people to register, particularly the young people in our hostel, given that some 3 million young people who are eligible to vote have not registered.

Centre wins Community Awards

The Cardinal Hume Centre scooped two of the awards at the 2014 Westminster Community Awards ceremony, winning the Partnership award for its joint work with Land Securities and Outstanding Organisation award for its English Language service.

Centre joins child poverty campaign

Cardinal Hume Centre is a member of  4in10,  a network of voluntary and statutory organisations tackling child poverty in the capital, where 4 in 10 children live in poverty. 4in10 is currently campaigning to reduce overcrowding in London and is calling on the Mayor of London to halve the number of overcrowded households in the capital. Cathy Corcoran, Chief Executive of […]

Centre is charity of choice for Grosvenor

The Cardinal Hume Centre is delighted to have been selected as Grosvenor’s charity of choice for the next two years. Last week, Grosvenor employees Peter Smith and Ruth Barton ‘pitched’ to their colleagues on behalf of the Centre. Their fun, informative and engaging presentation, used props such as a cardboard box and a toy car to help set the scene. They clearly […]

Ember Yard selects the Centre as their Charity of the Year

The Centre is delighted to be selected by the Ember Yard restaurant as their Charity of Year. From today and for the next 12 months, the Ember Yard will be fundraising for the Centre and supporting clients to pursue careers in hospitality by offering restaurant visits, career advice and practical work experience. Ember Yard will fund two food skills projects […]

Best of British

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 […]