Adapting our employment support in response to health crisis

Jeanita supporting people with their employment search from home! The unique situation we are all in at the moment creates new challenges for those of us supporting people into work. At a time when the government is actively encouraging people to stay at home, those who were already desperate to find meaningful and sustainable employment are particularly vulnerable. The Cardinal […]


Home Heroes wanted to take up the 2.6 Challange

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 […]


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 […]


Making friends at the Centre’s Family Centre

This summer the Centre’s family services team ran a space-themed holiday activity programme for families living on low incomes. Over 36 families attended, with 90 children getting to enjoy a range of inter-galactic activities, games, trips and film screenings between 27th July and 28th August.


Kathy & Evelyn’s Story

Kathy & Evelyn both generously volunteer in the advice and assessment team, running the client facing reception. The experience has really opened their eyes to how much people are struggling.


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.


Darryl’s Story

Darryl left the Centre four-years-ago, in a much better situation than when he arrived, and things have kept improving for him.


Nadeisha’s Story

Nadeisha started volunteering in our hostel at the beginning of this year, returning to the Centre 18 years after receiving help here herself.


Abiola’s Story

After seven years of getting nowhere, Abiola finally found the help she needed at the Cardinal Hume Centre.


Celebrating young people

Hundreds of young people, youth workers, teachers and supporters from across England and Wales, gathered in London’s Leicester Square on 1 July, for the inaugural Celebrating Young People Awards, organised by Million Minutes.


Lavonne’s Story

After sleeping rough, Lavonne and her daughter are starting a new life, all thanks to the Centre’s dedicated support.